The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 386 393 350
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -43
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 72 86 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.29% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 95
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5999 6656 7816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 31.30% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4951 6214
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in the South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in the South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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
Berkshire +17 26 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Surrey +3 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £34,500 +1.47% 1
Kent +6 8 £31,750 +24.50%
Hampshire +3 4 £36,000 +10.76% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Oxfordshire - 2 £33,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 118 (81.38%) ISTQB
2 104 (71.72%) ISEB
3 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (51.03%) Software Testing
5 53 (36.55%) SDLC
6 50 (34.48%) QA
7 49 (33.79%) Finance
8 45 (31.03%) Test Scripting
9 42 (28.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
10 39 (26.90%) Automated Testing
11 38 (26.21%) Selenium
12 37 (25.52%) Regression Testing
13 35 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (23.45%) Functional Testing
14 34 (23.45%) HP UFT
14 34 (23.45%) Java
15 33 (22.76%) Scrum
15 33 (22.76%) Defect Management
16 32 (22.07%) HP
17 30 (20.69%) SQL
17 30 (20.69%) Test Strategy
18 27 (18.62%) Waterfall
19 26 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
20 23 (15.86%) Manual Testing
20 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
21 22 (15.17%) Degree
21 22 (15.17%) System Testing
21 22 (15.17%) Non-Functional Testing
22 20 (13.79%) BDD

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (4.14%) CMS
2 4 (2.76%) Tuxedo
3 2 (1.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Office
2 4 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) BASE24
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.38%) Primavera
3 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.21%) Internet
3 7 (4.83%) 4G
4 6 (4.14%) DNS
4 6 (4.14%) Firewall
5 4 (2.76%) 2G
5 4 (2.76%) 3G
5 4 (2.76%) ATM
5 4 (2.76%) GSM
5 4 (2.76%) UMTS
6 3 (2.07%) 802.15
6 3 (2.07%) Diameter Protocol
6 3 (2.07%) IPsec
6 3 (2.07%) ISUP
6 3 (2.07%) LTE
6 3 (2.07%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (2.07%) SS7
6 3 (2.07%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.07%) Wireless
6 3 (2.07%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (26.21%) Selenium
2 34 (23.45%) HP UFT
3 26 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (11.72%) JIRA
4 17 (11.72%) Visual Studio
5 15 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 15 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.97%) JMeter
7 11 (7.59%) Bugzilla
7 11 (7.59%) Ranorex
7 11 (7.59%) SpecFlow
7 11 (7.59%) Testopia
7 11 (7.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (4.14%) Gatling
8 6 (4.14%) Introscope
8 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.14%) TestNG
8 6 (4.14%) WebLOAD
9 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (33.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Banking
2 8 (5.52%) Marketing
3 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Back Office
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (60.00%) Analyst
2 78 (53.79%) Test Analyst
3 43 (29.66%) Tester
4 23 (15.86%) Manual Test Analyst
5 22 (15.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 20 (13.79%) Agile Test Analyst
6 20 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 16 (11.03%) Senior Tester
7 16 (11.03%) Test Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Software Analyst
8 13 (8.97%) Software Test Analyst
9 12 (8.28%) Web Analyst
9 12 (8.28%) Web Test Analyst
10 9 (6.21%) Senior Automation Tester
11 8 (5.52%) QA Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.83%) Test Leader
13 6 (4.14%) Quality Analyst
13 6 (4.14%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) HTML
2 12 (8.28%) .NET
3 10 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.14%) Ajax
4 6 (4.14%) XML
5 3 (2.07%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.38%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.52%) User Experience
3 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.14%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.45%) Fintech
5 5 (3.45%) Replication
6 4 (2.76%) Contactless
6 4 (2.76%) EMV
7 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.07%) PKI
7 3 (2.07%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Windows
2 3 (2.07%) Linux
3 2 (1.38%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.69%) AIX
4 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.41%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (51.03%) Software Testing
3 53 (36.55%) SDLC
4 45 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
5 42 (28.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (26.90%) Automated Testing
7 37 (25.52%) Regression Testing
8 34 (23.45%) Functional Testing
9 33 (22.76%) Defect Management
9 33 (22.76%) Scrum
10 30 (20.69%) Test Strategy
11 27 (18.62%) Waterfall
12 23 (15.86%) Manual Testing
13 22 (15.17%) Non-Functional Testing
13 22 (15.17%) System Testing
14 20 (13.79%) BDD
15 19 (13.10%) Performance Testing
16 18 (12.41%) Test Management
17 17 (11.72%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.45%) Java
2 30 (20.69%) SQL
3 23 (15.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.41%) C#
5 11 (7.59%) Groovy
6 10 (6.90%) C
7 9 (6.21%) VBScript
8 7 (4.83%) VB
9 6 (4.14%) Perl
10 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.07%) Python
10 3 (2.07%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (81.38%) ISTQB
2 104 (71.72%) ISEB
3 22 (15.17%) Degree
4 7 (4.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) MCP
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (34.48%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 35 (24.14%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.14%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (22.07%) HP
2 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.59%) MKS
3 11 (7.59%) TOWER Software
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.14%) CA
5 6 (4.14%) Dynatrace
6 4 (2.76%) CyberSource
6 4 (2.76%) DataCash
6 4 (2.76%) Elavon
6 4 (2.76%) Ingenico
6 4 (2.76%) Sage
6 4 (2.76%) TSYS
6 4 (2.76%) VeriFone
6 4 (2.76%) VocaLink
6 4 (2.76%) WorldPay
7 3 (2.07%) Borland
7 3 (2.07%) SAP
8 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
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