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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 47 41 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 5.39% 2.05% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 4.72% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
188 106 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 56.29% 43.44% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 184 97 121
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reigate

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) HP
1 23 (100.00%) ISEB
1 23 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (69.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (69.57%) Test Planning
2 16 (69.57%) Regression Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (69.57%) Software Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Test Management
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) QA
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Analyst
1 23 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Testing
1 16 (69.57%) Test Management
1 16 (69.57%) Regression Testing
1 16 (69.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (69.57%) Test Planning
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) ISEB
2 16 (69.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) HP