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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 47 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 3.64% 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 1.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
170 126 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reigate 47.62% 43.45% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 111 121
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £57,500 £50,000
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 29 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) HP
1 29 (100.00%) ISEB
1 29 (100.00%) Finance
1 29 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (68.97%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Test Management
2 20 (68.97%) Regression Testing
2 20 (68.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (68.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 20 (68.97%) Test Planning
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
4 5 (17.24%) QA
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Reigate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Analyst
1 29 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Continuous Improvement
1 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
1 20 (68.97%) Test Management
1 20 (68.97%) Regression Testing
1 20 (68.97%) Test Planning
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
2 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (68.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 29 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) HP