The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Reigate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.94% 4.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.39% 12.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Reigate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 95 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 31.83% 32.65% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 109 91 113
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Reigate region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Reigate

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Reigate

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Reigate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Reigate region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Reigate

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reigate region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 29 (93.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (80.65%) ISEB
4 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
5 17 (54.84%) HP UFT
6 14 (45.16%) SDLC
7 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (41.94%) Scrum
7 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
8 12 (38.71%) Time Management
8 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
8 12 (38.71%) QA
8 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
8 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (38.71%) BDD
8 12 (38.71%) MKS
8 12 (38.71%) TOWER Software
8 12 (38.71%) HP
8 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
8 12 (38.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (35.48%) Test Planning
9 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
9 11 (35.48%) Test Management
9 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) JIRA
11 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reigate region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) HP UFT
2 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
2 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio
2 12 (38.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) Introscope
4 6 (19.35%) JMeter
4 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
4 6 (19.35%) WebLOAD
General
1 31 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Analyst
1 31 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Tester
3 12 (38.71%) Agile Test Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Manual Test Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) Automation Tester
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Systems Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Systems Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (19.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Software Testing
2 14 (45.16%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Manual Testing
3 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) BDD
4 12 (38.71%) Time Management
4 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (35.48%) Regression Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Test Management
5 11 (35.48%) Test Planning
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 25 (80.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (19.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) HP
1 12 (38.71%) MKS
1 12 (38.71%) TOWER Software
2 6 (19.35%) AppDynamics
2 6 (19.35%) CA
2 6 (19.35%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle