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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 321 355 361
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 111 106 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 1.62% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 99 94 80
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
5833 6540 7721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 31.50% 33.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4738 5101 5968
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,781
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Berkshire +24 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Surrey +32 29 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Buckinghamshire +37 20 £34,500 +6.15%
Hampshire -24 17 £34,250 -23.88% 1
Oxfordshire -16 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Kent +19 5 £45,000 +57.89% 1
West Sussex -1 3 £52,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,500 - 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 134 (74.44%) ISEB
2 126 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 109 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (57.78%) Software Testing
5 75 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 62 (34.44%) SDLC
7 61 (33.89%) Selenium
7 61 (33.89%) Scrum
8 60 (33.33%) QA
9 59 (32.78%) Finance
10 53 (29.44%) Test Automation
11 51 (28.33%) Automated Testing
12 49 (27.22%) HP Quality Center
12 49 (27.22%) Regression Testing
13 46 (25.56%) Visual Studio
13 46 (25.56%) Degree
14 44 (24.44%) Defect Management
15 41 (22.78%) Java
15 41 (22.78%) SQL
16 39 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 39 (21.67%) Performance Testing
17 38 (21.11%) HP
18 36 (20.00%) JMeter
19 35 (19.44%) Functional Testing
19 35 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
20 33 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
21 30 (16.67%) HP UFT
21 30 (16.67%) LoadRunner
22 29 (16.11%) JavaScript
23 28 (15.56%) HTML

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 19 (10.56%) CMS
2 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Office
2 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Primavera
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) IaaS
1 2 (1.11%) PaaS
1 2 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 20 (11.11%) Internet
3 19 (10.56%) DNS
3 19 (10.56%) Firewall
4 14 (7.78%) 4G
5 11 (6.11%) 2G
5 11 (6.11%) 3G
5 11 (6.11%) GSM
5 11 (6.11%) UMTS
6 10 (5.56%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (5.56%) ISUP
6 10 (5.56%) LTE
6 10 (5.56%) SCCP
6 10 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (5.56%) SS7
6 10 (5.56%) tcpdump
6 10 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.22%) 802.15
7 4 (2.22%) Wireless
8 3 (1.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 61 (33.89%) Selenium
2 46 (25.56%) Visual Studio
3 36 (20.00%) JMeter
4 30 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 30 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 23 (12.78%) Gatling
6 22 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (11.11%) JIRA
7 20 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 19 (10.56%) TestNG
9 18 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 10 (5.56%) NUnit
11 8 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (4.44%) WATIR
12 7 (3.89%) Jenkins
13 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
13 6 (3.33%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.33%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.78%) Hudson
14 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (32.78%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Banking
3 11 (6.11%) Marketing
4 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (50.00%) Analyst
2 80 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 45 (25.00%) Tester
4 36 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 27 (15.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 27 (15.00%) Selenium Tester
6 23 (12.78%) Senior Tester
7 21 (11.67%) Senior Automation Tester
8 18 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
9 17 (9.44%) Java Automation Tester
10 16 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
11 15 (8.33%) Software Analyst
11 15 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
11 15 (8.33%) Test Engineer
12 14 (7.78%) Test Leader
13 11 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (6.11%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (6.11%) Web Analyst
13 11 (6.11%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.56%) HTML
2 27 (15.00%) .NET
3 21 (11.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (10.56%) Ajax
5 9 (5.00%) SOAP
6 8 (4.44%) REST
7 6 (3.33%) XML
8 4 (2.22%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Client/Server
2 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (5.56%) Replication
5 9 (5.00%) User Experience
6 8 (4.44%) Fintech
6 8 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.78%) Life Science
9 4 (2.22%) Biotechnology
9 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.22%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.22%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.67%) PKI
11 2 (1.11%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.11%) Informatics
12 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.78%) AIX
1 5 (2.78%) Solaris
1 5 (2.78%) Unix
2 4 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (57.78%) Software Testing
3 75 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 62 (34.44%) SDLC
5 61 (33.89%) Scrum
6 53 (29.44%) Test Automation
7 51 (28.33%) Automated Testing
8 49 (27.22%) Regression Testing
9 44 (24.44%) Defect Management
10 39 (21.67%) Performance Testing
10 39 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (19.44%) Functional Testing
11 35 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
12 33 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (15.00%) CRM
14 26 (14.44%) System Testing
15 25 (13.89%) E-Commerce
15 25 (13.89%) V-Model
15 25 (13.89%) Waterfall
16 24 (13.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.78%) Java
1 41 (22.78%) SQL
2 29 (16.11%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.44%) VB
4 24 (13.33%) C#
5 20 (11.11%) VBScript
6 19 (10.56%) Perl
7 7 (3.89%) C
8 6 (3.33%) Ruby
9 5 (2.78%) Python
10 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.11%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (74.44%) ISEB
2 126 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 46 (25.56%) Degree
4 10 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (27.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.78%) Control-M
3 4 (2.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 38 (21.11%) HP
2 23 (12.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.44%) Telerik
4 8 (4.44%) TOWER Software
5 7 (3.89%) Oracle
6 5 (2.78%) MKS
7 4 (2.22%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.22%) CA
7 4 (2.22%) Dynatrace
7 4 (2.22%) Sophos
8 3 (1.67%) VMware
9 2 (1.11%) Borland
9 2 (1.11%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.56%) CODA
10 1 (0.56%) SAP
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: £250 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cowes
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago