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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 417 423 467
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 230 255 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 2.27% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 179 218 197
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,278 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.57% +8.57%
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
10131 11209 12760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.04% 25.89% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8410 9200 10368
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 £32,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +23 37 £55,000 -1.78% 10
Wimbledon +9 22 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 3 £40,500 -
Harrow +5 2 - -
Surbiton +5 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Finchley - 1 - -
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 349 (73.47%) ISEB
2 285 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (50.11%) QA
4 186 (39.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 173 (36.42%) Finance
6 168 (35.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 165 (34.74%) Selenium
8 157 (33.05%) SQL
9 155 (32.63%) Software Testing
10 147 (30.95%) Test Scripting
11 129 (27.16%) Degree
12 126 (26.53%) Java
13 120 (25.26%) Test Automation
14 116 (24.42%) Automated Testing
15 111 (23.37%) Functional Testing
16 109 (22.95%) JIRA
17 106 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
18 105 (22.11%) Test Management
18 105 (22.11%) SDLC
19 104 (21.89%) Defect Management
20 97 (20.42%) Test Strategy
21 89 (18.74%) Microsoft
22 82 (17.26%) BDD
23 81 (17.05%) .NET
23 81 (17.05%) Banking
24 79 (16.63%) Cucumber
25 78 (16.42%) Scrum
26 76 (16.00%) Waterfall
27 75 (15.79%) HP
28 73 (15.37%) HP UFT

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 29 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.95%) Confluence
3 7 (1.47%) IIS
4 4 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) MTS
Applications
1 60 (12.63%) MS Office
2 50 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 32 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.16%) HTTP
2 13 (2.74%) 2G
2 13 (2.74%) 3G
2 13 (2.74%) 4G
2 13 (2.74%) INAP
2 13 (2.74%) Internet
2 13 (2.74%) M3UA
2 13 (2.74%) SCCP
2 13 (2.74%) SCTP
2 13 (2.74%) SIGTRAN
2 13 (2.74%) SMPP
2 13 (2.74%) TCAP
2 13 (2.74%) VoIP
3 9 (1.89%) RANAP
4 8 (1.68%) SSH
5 7 (1.47%) LAN
5 7 (1.47%) WAN
6 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.84%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.84%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.47%) DB2
5 7 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
5 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.63%) QlikView
6 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) MySQL
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 165 (34.74%) Selenium
2 109 (22.95%) JIRA
3 79 (16.63%) Cucumber
4 73 (15.37%) HP UFT
5 60 (12.63%) Jenkins
6 59 (12.42%) WebDriver
7 58 (12.21%) Git (software)
8 46 (9.68%) JMeter
9 33 (6.95%) SoapUI
10 32 (6.74%) WATIR
11 29 (6.11%) LoadRunner
11 29 (6.11%) Rational Functional Tester
12 28 (5.89%) SilkTest
12 28 (5.89%) Visual Studio
13 25 (5.26%) Mercurial
14 24 (5.05%) Appium
14 24 (5.05%) FitNesse
14 24 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (3.37%) JUnit
16 15 (3.16%) Hudson
General
1 173 (36.42%) Finance
2 81 (17.05%) Banking
3 34 (7.16%) Retail
4 18 (3.79%) Law
5 13 (2.74%) Games
6 11 (2.32%) Legal
6 11 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.68%) Advertising
7 8 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.05%) Marketing
11 4 (0.84%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (43.37%) Analyst
2 170 (35.79%) Test Analyst
3 110 (23.16%) Tester
4 61 (12.84%) Test Manager
5 50 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 45 (9.47%) Automation Tester
6 45 (9.47%) Financial Analyst
7 42 (8.84%) Test Leader
8 40 (8.42%) QA Engineer
9 36 (7.58%) QA Analyst
10 32 (6.74%) Test Engineer
11 28 (5.89%) Service Analyst
12 24 (5.05%) Developer
13 23 (4.84%) QA Tester
14 22 (4.63%) QA Test Analyst
14 22 (4.63%) QA Test Engineer
15 21 (4.42%) QA Manager
15 21 (4.42%) Senior QA Engineer
15 21 (4.42%) Software Tester
16 18 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (17.05%) .NET
2 65 (13.68%) SOAP
3 60 (12.63%) XML
4 57 (12.00%) Web Services
5 41 (8.63%) HTML
6 35 (7.37%) REST
7 24 (5.05%) XBRL
8 18 (3.79%) Gherkin
9 16 (3.37%) RESTful
10 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.74%) CSS
12 11 (2.32%) JSON
13 8 (1.68%) Apache CXF
14 7 (1.47%) J2EE
14 7 (1.47%) JDBC
15 6 (1.26%) jQuery
16 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
16 5 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (1.05%) WCF
17 4 (0.84%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.32%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.95%) Mathematics
3 34 (7.16%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.79%) Credit Risk
5 17 (3.58%) SWIFT
6 16 (3.37%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.95%) User Experience
8 11 (2.32%) Physics
9 10 (2.11%) Fintech
9 10 (2.11%) iPad
9 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.11%) Spread Betting
10 5 (1.05%) Derivative
10 5 (1.05%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.63%) EPoS
12 3 (0.63%) Replication
12 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.53%) Linux
2 41 (8.63%) Unix
3 33 (6.95%) Windows
4 13 (2.74%) Kali Linux
5 7 (1.47%) Android
5 7 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.63%) Solaris
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) HPUX
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (35.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 155 (32.63%) Software Testing
4 147 (30.95%) Test Scripting
5 120 (25.26%) Test Automation
6 116 (24.42%) Automated Testing
7 111 (23.37%) Functional Testing
8 105 (22.11%) SDLC
8 105 (22.11%) Test Management
9 104 (21.89%) Defect Management
10 97 (20.42%) Test Strategy
11 82 (17.26%) BDD
12 78 (16.42%) Scrum
13 76 (16.00%) Waterfall
14 73 (15.37%) Manual Testing
15 72 (15.16%) Regression Testing
16 69 (14.53%) Performance Testing
17 64 (13.47%) Automation Testing
18 62 (13.05%) Non-Functional Testing
19 60 (12.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (33.05%) SQL
2 126 (26.53%) Java
3 70 (14.74%) C#
4 62 (13.05%) Ruby
5 31 (6.53%) C
6 29 (6.11%) VB.NET
7 23 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.37%) C++
9 13 (2.74%) VB
10 11 (2.32%) Python
11 7 (1.47%) COBOL
11 7 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.47%) VB6
12 6 (1.26%) PHP
12 6 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.05%) VBScript
14 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 349 (73.47%) ISEB
2 186 (39.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 129 (27.16%) Degree
4 54 (11.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 31 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.21%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.05%) HP ASE
9 5 (1.05%) MBA
10 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.42%) CSQA
10 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.42%) PMP
11 1 (0.21%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (50.11%) QA
2 17 (3.58%) SLA
3 8 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) FATCA
4 2 (0.42%) SDET
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.42%) Docker
1 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (8.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.79%) HP
3 72 (15.16%) Oracle
4 38 (8.00%) SAP
5 16 (3.37%) Bloomberg
5 16 (3.37%) Reuters
6 12 (2.53%) Rally
7 9 (1.89%) Agilent
7 9 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.68%) ATG
9 7 (1.47%) hybris
10 6 (1.26%) Google
11 5 (1.05%) Murex
11 5 (1.05%) VMware
12 4 (0.84%) Apple
12 4 (0.84%) Citrix
12 4 (0.84%) Hitachi
13 3 (0.63%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.63%) IBM
14 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Croydon
TDA Group
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £62,673
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: £30-£40K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Mobile ( Apppli )
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
East London
Pirean Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bens package includes bonus, healthc
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Salary: £40,000 - £63,000 per year + 10% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Infuse Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago