The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 135 120 172
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +52
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 53 103 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.48% 2.27% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 6.72% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 99 55
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
ISTQB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1197 1532 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.44% 33.83% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1335 1464
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Surrey

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 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
Reigate +18 12 £45,000 -
Woking - 9 £52,500 - 2
Walton-on-Thames -13 7 £31,500 -17.10%
Guildford -9 4 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Weybridge - 3 £25,000 -
Epsom - 2 £55,000 -
Staines - 2 £42,500 -
Redhill +16 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Leatherhead +10 1 - - 1
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 - 1
Farnham - 1 £60,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 83 (75.45%) ISEB
2 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (55.45%) Finance
4 57 (51.82%) Software Testing
5 51 (46.36%) QA
6 48 (43.64%) C#
6 48 (43.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (41.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 44 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 41 (37.27%) Regression Testing
10 39 (35.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 38 (34.55%) Test Strategy
11 38 (34.55%) Test Scripting
12 34 (30.91%) Selenium
12 34 (30.91%) Functional Testing
13 33 (30.00%) Software Engineering
14 31 (28.18%) Manual Testing
15 29 (26.36%) Degree
15 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
16 28 (25.45%) C
16 28 (25.45%) Python
16 28 (25.45%) Scrum
16 28 (25.45%) SDLC
17 27 (24.55%) Ruby
17 27 (24.55%) XML
17 27 (24.55%) C++
17 27 (24.55%) HP UFT
18 26 (23.64%) Time Management
19 25 (22.73%) SQL
19 25 (22.73%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) VoIP
2 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (30.91%) Selenium
2 27 (24.55%) HP UFT
3 23 (20.91%) WebDriver
4 19 (17.27%) SpecFlow
5 18 (16.36%) InstallShield
6 17 (15.45%) Visual Studio
7 13 (11.82%) JIRA
8 10 (9.09%) NUnit
9 9 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
10 8 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (7.27%) WATIR
11 7 (6.36%) JMeter
12 4 (3.64%) Introscope
12 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
12 4 (3.64%) WebLOAD
13 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.73%) Subversion
13 3 (2.73%) TestComplete
14 1 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 61 (55.45%) Finance
2 29 (26.36%) Telecoms
3 19 (17.27%) Aerospace
3 19 (17.27%) Automotive
4 14 (12.73%) Back Office
5 11 (10.00%) Banking
6 4 (3.64%) Marketing
6 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.73%) Games
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (52.73%) Analyst
2 48 (43.64%) Test Analyst
3 37 (33.64%) Tester
4 30 (27.27%) Automation Tester
5 18 (16.36%) Automation Test Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) Software Analyst
6 16 (14.55%) Test Engineer
7 14 (12.73%) Junior
7 14 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (12.73%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (11.82%) QA Analyst
8 13 (11.82%) Systems Tester
9 12 (10.91%) QA Automation Analyst
9 12 (10.91%) QA Test Analyst
10 11 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) Junior Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) Junior Test Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) UML Business Analyst
11 9 (8.18%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.55%) XML
2 10 (9.09%) .NET
3 9 (8.18%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.64%) Biotechnology
5 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.64%) Life Science
5 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.73%) Linux
2 18 (16.36%) Solaris
2 18 (16.36%) Unix
2 18 (16.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.82%) Software Testing
3 48 (43.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 41 (37.27%) Regression Testing
6 39 (35.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 38 (34.55%) Test Scripting
7 38 (34.55%) Test Strategy
8 34 (30.91%) Functional Testing
9 33 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 31 (28.18%) Manual Testing
11 28 (25.45%) Scrum
11 28 (25.45%) SDLC
12 26 (23.64%) Time Management
13 22 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 22 (20.00%) TDD
14 19 (17.27%) Automated Testing
14 19 (17.27%) BDD
15 14 (12.73%) CRM
15 14 (12.73%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) C#
2 28 (25.45%) C
2 28 (25.45%) Python
3 27 (24.55%) C++
3 27 (24.55%) Ruby
4 25 (22.73%) SQL
5 20 (18.18%) Java
6 18 (16.36%) Perl
7 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.73%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (75.45%) ISEB
2 46 (41.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (26.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (46.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.64%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.27%) Telerik
2 8 (7.27%) TOWER Software
2 8 (7.27%) VMware
3 5 (4.55%) MKS
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.64%) CA
4 4 (3.64%) Dynatrace
4 4 (3.64%) HP
4 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.91%) CODA
6 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 13 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago