The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 183 235 273
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 298 255 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.22% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 3.87% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 237 229 170
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,860 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
ISTQB
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
5844 6595 7610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.72% 31.61% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5120 5888
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in the South East

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in the South East

ISTQB
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire +2 67 £52,500 +26.50% 2
East Sussex +50 54 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Surrey -16 50 £40,250 +0.62% 9
Buckinghamshire +44 34 £43,750 +31.57% 3
Berkshire +1 33 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -10 24 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Kent +35 23 £42,500 +29.77% 1
West Sussex -6 7 £60,000 +118.18%
Middlesex - 3 £20,000 - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,500 - 1
ISTQB
England

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 370 (71.02%) ISEB
2 326 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (45.30%) QA
4 212 (40.69%) Selenium
5 203 (38.96%) Regression Testing
6 196 (37.62%) Finance
7 184 (35.32%) Software Testing
8 161 (30.90%) C#
9 153 (29.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 145 (27.83%) Test Strategy
11 142 (27.26%) SDLC
12 137 (26.30%) Degree
13 130 (24.95%) SQL
13 130 (24.95%) Test Automation
14 127 (24.38%) Scrum
15 126 (24.18%) Test Scripting
16 125 (23.99%) Automated Testing
16 125 (23.99%) Java
17 122 (23.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 120 (23.03%) HP Quality Center
19 119 (22.84%) Functional Testing
20 111 (21.31%) Manual Testing
21 104 (19.96%) TDD
22 101 (19.39%) Waterfall
23 99 (19.00%) WebDriver
24 97 (18.62%) HP UFT
25 92 (17.66%) BDD
26 87 (16.70%) Test Management
27 85 (16.31%) HP
28 78 (14.97%) JIRA

ISTQB
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 40 (7.68%) IIS
2 17 (3.26%) Confluence
3 15 (2.88%) CICS
4 8 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.03%) MS Office
3 8 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Mingle
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.96%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) SaaS
2 2 (0.38%) GitHub
2 2 (0.38%) IaaS
2 2 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) VoIP
2 12 (2.30%) GSM
2 12 (2.30%) UMTS
3 11 (2.11%) LTE
4 10 (1.92%) 2G
4 10 (1.92%) 3G
4 10 (1.92%) 4G
5 9 (1.73%) Diameter Protocol
5 9 (1.73%) ISUP
5 9 (1.73%) SCCP
5 9 (1.73%) SIGTRAN
5 9 (1.73%) SS7
5 9 (1.73%) tcpdump
5 9 (1.73%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.58%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) GPRS
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.41%) MySQL
2 9 (1.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.38%) DB2
6 2 (0.38%) HBase
6 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 212 (40.69%) Selenium
2 99 (19.00%) WebDriver
3 97 (18.62%) HP UFT
4 78 (14.97%) JIRA
5 62 (11.90%) Cucumber
6 61 (11.71%) JMeter
7 47 (9.02%) NUnit
8 45 (8.64%) SoapUI
9 41 (7.87%) JUnit
10 34 (6.53%) Jenkins
11 32 (6.14%) Ranorex
11 32 (6.14%) SpecFlow
12 29 (5.57%) LoadRunner
13 25 (4.80%) Maven
14 24 (4.61%) Bugzilla
14 24 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (4.61%) Testopia
15 23 (4.41%) Hudson
16 21 (4.03%) Visual Studio
17 18 (3.45%) InstallShield
General
1 196 (37.62%) Finance
2 50 (9.60%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.72%) Banking
4 28 (5.37%) Retail
5 19 (3.65%) Aerospace
5 19 (3.65%) Automotive
6 16 (3.07%) Games
7 15 (2.88%) Back Office
7 15 (2.88%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Legal
8 5 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 214 (41.07%) Analyst
2 184 (35.32%) Test Analyst
3 128 (24.57%) Tester
4 92 (17.66%) Automation Tester
5 73 (14.01%) Test Engineer
6 60 (11.52%) Test Manager
7 57 (10.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 54 (10.36%) QA Analyst
9 47 (9.02%) QA Tester
10 42 (8.06%) QA Test Analyst
11 41 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
12 40 (7.68%) Test Leader
13 38 (7.29%) Senior Test Analyst
14 36 (6.91%) QA Automation Analyst
14 36 (6.91%) QA Automation Tester
14 36 (6.91%) QA Engineer
15 29 (5.57%) Software Analyst
16 26 (4.99%) Automation Test Lead
16 26 (4.99%) Test Automation Engineer
17 22 (4.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.98%) .NET
2 44 (8.45%) XML
3 33 (6.33%) Web Services
4 30 (5.76%) HTML
5 22 (4.22%) Ajax
6 21 (4.03%) REST
7 20 (3.84%) Spring
8 18 (3.45%) Hibernate
8 18 (3.45%) Java EE
9 17 (3.26%) JMS
9 17 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (1.92%) Gherkin
11 9 (1.73%) XML Schema
12 8 (1.54%) CSS
12 8 (1.54%) XHTML
13 6 (1.15%) SOAP
14 5 (0.96%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.96%) Behat
14 5 (0.96%) LAMP
15 3 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.57%) Client/Server
3 22 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.03%) AS400
5 18 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 17 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.88%) VSAM
8 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 12 (2.30%) Life Science
9 12 (2.30%) User Experience
10 10 (1.92%) Replication
11 9 (1.73%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.77%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.77%) Fintech
13 3 (0.58%) iPad
13 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.58%) Social Media
14 2 (0.38%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.45%) Windows
2 35 (6.72%) Unix
3 33 (6.33%) Linux
4 23 (4.41%) Solaris
5 5 (0.96%) AIX
6 4 (0.77%) Android
6 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (62.57%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (38.96%) Regression Testing
3 184 (35.32%) Software Testing
4 153 (29.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 145 (27.83%) Test Strategy
6 142 (27.26%) SDLC
7 130 (24.95%) Test Automation
8 127 (24.38%) Scrum
9 126 (24.18%) Test Scripting
10 125 (23.99%) Automated Testing
11 119 (22.84%) Functional Testing
12 111 (21.31%) Manual Testing
13 104 (19.96%) TDD
14 101 (19.39%) Waterfall
15 92 (17.66%) BDD
16 87 (16.70%) Test Management
17 78 (14.97%) Automation Testing
18 76 (14.59%) V-Model
19 74 (14.20%) System Integration Testing
20 73 (14.01%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (30.90%) C#
2 130 (24.95%) SQL
3 125 (23.99%) Java
4 43 (8.25%) C++
5 39 (7.49%) C
5 39 (7.49%) Python
6 33 (6.33%) Ruby
7 32 (6.14%) JavaScript
8 22 (4.22%) VB
9 21 (4.03%) Perl
10 19 (3.65%) Groovy
11 18 (3.45%) PHP
12 17 (3.26%) COBOL
13 15 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.88%) JCL
14 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 370 (71.02%) ISEB
2 137 (26.30%) Degree
3 122 (23.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 55 (10.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 43 (8.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (45.30%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (1.54%) Firmware
2 7 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (23.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.96%) Control-M
3 4 (0.77%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 85 (16.31%) HP
2 33 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 18 (3.45%) Rally
3 18 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 15 (2.88%) SAP
5 10 (1.92%) VMware
6 9 (1.73%) Oracle
6 9 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.54%) IBM
7 8 (1.54%) Telerik
7 8 (1.54%) TOWER Software
8 5 (0.96%) MKS
9 4 (0.77%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.77%) CA
9 4 (0.77%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.58%) Sophos
11 2 (0.38%) Borland
11 2 (0.38%) Telelogic
12 1 (0.19%) Google
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cowes
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £850000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £55-65k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago