The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 413 377 415
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 185 305 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.70% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 144 246 221
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
ISTQB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8548 11316 11718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.36% 25.93% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6915 9155 9580
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the London region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in London

ISTQB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 33 £46,000 -0.54% 10
Kingston Upon Thames +5 5 £40,000 +29.03%
Uxbridge +3 1 - -
Beckenham -2 1 £37,500 +5.63%
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 246 (64.06%) ISEB
2 232 (60.42%) QA
3 206 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (47.92%) Selenium
5 154 (40.10%) SQL
6 146 (38.02%) Finance
7 143 (37.24%) Java
8 132 (34.38%) Software Testing
9 112 (29.17%) Test Automation
10 105 (27.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 105 (27.34%) JIRA
11 103 (26.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 99 (25.78%) Test Scripting
13 89 (23.18%) SDLC
14 87 (22.66%) Test Management
15 86 (22.40%) Cucumber
16 85 (22.14%) HP
16 85 (22.14%) Oracle
17 83 (21.61%) XML
17 83 (21.61%) Degree
17 83 (21.61%) BDD
17 83 (21.61%) Analytical Skills
18 77 (20.05%) Microsoft
19 72 (18.75%) Defect Management
20 69 (17.97%) C#
21 67 (17.45%) TDD
22 66 (17.19%) Test Strategy
23 63 (16.41%) Functional Testing
23 63 (16.41%) MS Office
24 62 (16.15%) MS Excel

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.91%) IIS
4 12 (3.13%) Confluence
5 10 (2.60%) ArcGIS
5 10 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.60%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.04%) Documentum
7 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (16.41%) MS Office
2 62 (16.15%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.77%) MS Project
3 26 (6.77%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.78%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) GitHub
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Firewall
2 7 (1.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.78%) LAN
3 3 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) Multicast
4 1 (0.26%) RTSP
4 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 27 (7.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (5.73%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.65%) GIS
6 13 (3.39%) MySQL
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.56%) DB2
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.26%) Big Data
13 1 (0.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 184 (47.92%) Selenium
2 105 (27.34%) JIRA
3 86 (22.40%) Cucumber
4 51 (13.28%) WebDriver
5 40 (10.42%) HP UFT
6 34 (8.85%) SoapUI
7 32 (8.33%) LoadRunner
8 31 (8.07%) JUnit
9 29 (7.55%) Appium
10 27 (7.03%) Git (software)
11 25 (6.51%) Jenkins
11 25 (6.51%) Selenium IDE
12 21 (5.47%) JMeter
13 18 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (4.43%) Eclipse
14 17 (4.43%) SpecFlow
15 15 (3.91%) TestRail
16 12 (3.13%) Robotium
17 10 (2.60%) ClearCase
17 10 (2.60%) TestNG
General
1 146 (38.02%) Finance
2 56 (14.58%) Banking
3 28 (7.29%) Games
4 17 (4.43%) Retail
5 13 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.56%) Law
6 6 (1.56%) Legal
7 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (33.07%) Analyst
2 104 (27.08%) Test Analyst
3 74 (19.27%) Tester
4 61 (15.89%) QA Engineer
5 55 (14.32%) Test Leader
6 49 (12.76%) Test Manager
7 37 (9.64%) QA Analyst
8 33 (8.59%) Test Engineer
9 26 (6.77%) QA Tester
10 21 (5.47%) Automation Test Analyst
10 21 (5.47%) Automation Tester
10 21 (5.47%) Lead Tester
10 21 (5.47%) QA Leader
11 20 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (4.95%) Quality Engineer
12 19 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
13 17 (4.43%) QA Test Analyst
14 16 (4.17%) Java Engineer
14 16 (4.17%) Siebel Tester
15 15 (3.91%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (21.61%) XML
2 59 (15.36%) .NET
3 56 (14.58%) Web Services
4 36 (9.38%) HTML
5 28 (7.29%) SOAP
6 17 (4.43%) XBRL
7 16 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 14 (3.65%) J2EE
9 12 (3.13%) GWT
10 11 (2.86%) REST
11 10 (2.60%) Dojo
11 10 (2.60%) JSF
12 9 (2.34%) CSS
13 7 (1.82%) Qt
14 6 (1.56%) Ajax
14 6 (1.56%) Apache CXF
15 5 (1.30%) Gherkin
15 5 (1.30%) HTML5
16 4 (1.04%) jQuery
16 4 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.61%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.16%) Computer Science
3 38 (9.90%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.47%) Mathematics
5 18 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.34%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.08%) Online Games
9 7 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.56%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.30%) User Experience
12 4 (1.04%) iPad
12 4 (1.04%) Online Gambling
13 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.52%) Fintech
14 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.52%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.42%) Linux
1 40 (10.42%) Unix
2 22 (5.73%) Windows
3 20 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.95%) Android
5 14 (3.65%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.78%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.26%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (53.65%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (34.38%) Software Testing
3 112 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 105 (27.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 99 (25.78%) Test Scripting
6 89 (23.18%) SDLC
7 87 (22.66%) Test Management
8 83 (21.61%) BDD
9 72 (18.75%) Defect Management
10 67 (17.45%) TDD
11 66 (17.19%) Test Strategy
12 63 (16.41%) Functional Testing
13 57 (14.84%) Regression Testing
14 53 (13.80%) Waterfall
15 52 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (12.76%) Automated Testing
17 45 (11.72%) Automation Testing
17 45 (11.72%) Performance Testing
18 43 (11.20%) Scrum
19 39 (10.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (40.10%) SQL
2 143 (37.24%) Java
3 69 (17.97%) C#
4 44 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.99%) VB.NET
6 21 (5.47%) Ruby
7 19 (4.95%) C
8 18 (4.69%) Python
9 15 (3.91%) C++
10 14 (3.65%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.08%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.82%) VBA
14 6 (1.56%) PHP
15 5 (1.30%) COBOL
16 3 (0.78%) R
17 2 (0.52%) VBScript
18 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 246 (64.06%) ISEB
2 103 (26.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 83 (21.61%) Degree
4 38 (9.90%) Security Cleared
5 34 (8.85%) DV Cleared
6 32 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) MBCS
10 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.52%) PMP
11 1 (0.26%) CSQA
11 1 (0.26%) PhD
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (60.42%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 59 (15.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (22.14%) HP
1 85 (22.14%) Oracle
2 77 (20.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.03%) Siebel
4 25 (6.51%) Sun
5 23 (5.99%) SAP
6 14 (3.65%) Google
7 10 (2.60%) ESRI
7 10 (2.60%) Fujitsu
7 10 (2.60%) Lumension
7 10 (2.60%) Sophos
8 9 (2.34%) IBM
9 7 (1.82%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.82%) Charles River
10 6 (1.56%) ATG
11 5 (1.30%) Cognizant
11 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.04%) EMC
12 4 (1.04%) hybris
12 4 (1.04%) Pega
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30189 - £36491 per annum + 25% Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £51,296 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £51,296
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £51,296
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edge Testing Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 17 days ago