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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 324 377 326
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -51
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 86 99 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 1.49% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 83 96 98
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,775
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
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
4884 6623 7280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.09% 30.51% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3909 5367 5478
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Surrey +18 25 £35,000 -6.66%
Hampshire -2 15 £55,000 +46.66%
Berkshire +61 13 £50,000 +25.00%
West Sussex +22 11 £47,000 +34.28%
East Sussex - 10 £25,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +33 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Kent +10 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £29,000 -14.70%
Isle of Wight +4 1 £20,500 -41.42%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 176 (75.54%) ISTQB
2 162 (69.53%) ISEB
3 161 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (62.23%) Software Testing
5 104 (44.64%) Test Scripting
6 97 (41.63%) Scrum
6 97 (41.63%) Selenium
7 83 (35.62%) SDLC
8 81 (34.76%) SQL
9 79 (33.91%) Test Automation
10 77 (33.05%) QA
11 76 (32.62%) Degree
12 74 (31.76%) C#
13 66 (28.33%) Finance
14 63 (27.04%) Microsoft
14 63 (27.04%) Automated Testing
15 57 (24.46%) Visual Studio
16 55 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
16 55 (23.61%) Automation Testing
17 52 (22.32%) .NET
18 48 (20.60%) Regression Testing
18 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
19 47 (20.17%) Manual Testing
20 45 (19.31%) Test Management
21 42 (18.03%) BDD
21 42 (18.03%) TDD
22 40 (17.17%) HP
23 38 (16.31%) Test Strategy
24 35 (15.02%) Functional Testing
24 35 (15.02%) HP Quality Center

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 16 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.58%) CMS
3 10 (4.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.87%) MS Office
3 16 (6.87%) MS Project
4 9 (3.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.86%) IaaS
2 2 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.15%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.58%) DNS
2 13 (5.58%) Firewall
2 13 (5.58%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) 2G
3 4 (1.72%) 3G
3 4 (1.72%) 4G
3 4 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (1.72%) GSM
3 4 (1.72%) ISUP
3 4 (1.72%) LTE
3 4 (1.72%) SCCP
3 4 (1.72%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (1.72%) SS7
3 4 (1.72%) tcpdump
3 4 (1.72%) UMTS
3 4 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.43%) 802.15
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.15%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 97 (41.63%) Selenium
2 57 (24.46%) Visual Studio
3 55 (23.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (14.16%) SoapUI
5 32 (13.73%) JIRA
5 32 (13.73%) JMeter
6 29 (12.45%) WebDriver
7 27 (11.59%) SpecFlow
8 21 (9.01%) TestComplete
9 18 (7.73%) LoadRunner
10 17 (7.30%) Gatling
10 17 (7.30%) Ranorex
11 16 (6.87%) Cucumber
12 13 (5.58%) Git (software)
12 13 (5.58%) HP UFT
13 12 (5.15%) Robot Framework
14 11 (4.72%) Subversion
14 11 (4.72%) TestNG
14 11 (4.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (4.29%) MSTest
General
1 66 (28.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Marketing
3 7 (3.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.58%) Games
4 6 (2.58%) Multimedia
4 6 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (44.64%) Analyst
2 100 (42.92%) Test Analyst
3 52 (22.32%) Tester
4 32 (13.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 31 (13.30%) Test Engineer
6 30 (12.88%) Automation Tester
7 23 (9.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 23 (9.87%) Selenium Tester
8 21 (9.01%) Test Leader
9 20 (8.58%) Manual Test Analyst
10 17 (7.30%) Senior Automation Tester
10 17 (7.30%) Senior Tester
10 17 (7.30%) Software Analyst
10 17 (7.30%) Software Test Analyst
11 16 (6.87%) Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (6.44%) Junior
12 15 (6.44%) Team Leader
13 13 (5.58%) Junior Tester
14 12 (5.15%) Test Manager
14 12 (5.15%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (22.32%) .NET
2 34 (14.59%) HTML
3 31 (13.30%) ASP.NET
4 23 (9.87%) SOAP
5 21 (9.01%) REST
6 15 (6.44%) Ajax
7 13 (5.58%) CSS
8 9 (3.86%) XML
9 8 (3.43%) HTML5
10 6 (2.58%) Flash
11 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.86%) CSS3
12 2 (0.86%) jQuery
12 2 (0.86%) XHTML
13 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.73%) Client/Server
3 18 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.86%) Health Informatics
6 9 (3.86%) Informatics
7 8 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (3.00%) Life Science
9 6 (2.58%) Biotechnology
9 6 (2.58%) Online Games
10 5 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.15%) User Experience
11 4 (1.72%) Fintech
11 4 (1.72%) Replication
12 3 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.58%) Windows
2 12 (5.15%) Linux
3 2 (0.86%) Solaris
3 2 (0.86%) Unix
3 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.43%) AIX
4 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (62.23%) Software Testing
3 104 (44.64%) Test Scripting
4 97 (41.63%) Scrum
5 83 (35.62%) SDLC
6 79 (33.91%) Test Automation
7 63 (27.04%) Automated Testing
8 55 (23.61%) Automation Testing
9 48 (20.60%) Regression Testing
10 47 (20.17%) Manual Testing
11 45 (19.31%) Test Management
12 42 (18.03%) BDD
12 42 (18.03%) TDD
13 38 (16.31%) Test Strategy
14 35 (15.02%) Functional Testing
15 32 (13.73%) Performance Testing
16 30 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (12.45%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (11.59%) Software Engineering
19 26 (11.16%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.76%) SQL
2 74 (31.76%) C#
3 32 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (12.88%) Java
5 25 (10.73%) VB
6 13 (5.58%) Perl
7 11 (4.72%) VBScript
8 10 (4.29%) Ruby
9 9 (3.86%) C++
9 9 (3.86%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.86%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.58%) PHP
10 6 (2.58%) Python
11 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 176 (75.54%) ISTQB
2 162 (69.53%) ISEB
3 76 (32.62%) Degree
4 15 (6.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) AAT
6 2 (0.86%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (33.05%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.86%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (15.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Control-M
2 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.43%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 63 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.17%) HP
3 11 (4.72%) Oracle
4 10 (4.29%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.86%) Remedy
6 6 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.15%) Sophos
7 5 (2.15%) Telerik
8 4 (1.72%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.29%) IBM
10 2 (0.86%) SAP
10 2 (0.86%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.43%) CODA
11 1 (0.43%) VMware
11 1 (0.43%) Xceptor
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