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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 128 165 151
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 48 42 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.58% 1.02% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 3.27% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 69
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,750 £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
918 1284 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.31% 31.32% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1111 1402
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,621 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 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
Redhill +7 18 £38,750 +10.71%
Reigate +10 11 £29,500 -21.33% 1
Woking +12 8 £52,500 +61.53%
Guildford +22 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 -
Dorking - 1 £22,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 98 (88.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (70.27%) ISEB
3 70 (63.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 57 (51.35%) Software Testing
5 55 (49.55%) QA
5 55 (49.55%) Selenium
6 50 (45.05%) Scrum
7 49 (44.14%) Test Strategy
8 48 (43.24%) Test Scripting
9 46 (41.44%) Test Automation
10 42 (37.84%) SDLC
11 41 (36.94%) Finance
12 37 (33.33%) C#
13 36 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (30.63%) JIRA
15 31 (27.93%) Regression Testing
16 28 (25.23%) WebDriver
17 27 (24.32%) BDD
17 27 (24.32%) HP UFT
17 27 (24.32%) SQL
17 27 (24.32%) .NET
17 27 (24.32%) Python
18 26 (23.42%) SpecFlow
19 23 (20.72%) Linux
19 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
19 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (18.92%) Visual Studio
20 21 (18.92%) TDD
21 20 (18.02%) Back Office
21 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (49.55%) Selenium
2 34 (30.63%) JIRA
3 28 (25.23%) WebDriver
4 27 (24.32%) HP UFT
5 26 (23.42%) SpecFlow
6 21 (18.92%) Visual Studio
7 20 (18.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (15.32%) Cucumber
9 14 (12.61%) SoapUI
10 11 (9.91%) Subversion
10 11 (9.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 10 (9.01%) MSTest
11 10 (9.01%) TestComplete
12 8 (7.21%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
13 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
14 5 (4.50%) NUnit
14 5 (4.50%) WATIR
15 3 (2.70%) InstallShield
16 2 (1.80%) JMeter
General
1 41 (36.94%) Finance
2 20 (18.02%) Back Office
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Analyst
2 58 (52.25%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.23%) Automation Test Analyst
4 25 (22.52%) Test Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (11.71%) Tester
7 12 (10.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 11 (9.91%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Automation Tester
9 10 (9.01%) Manual Test Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Software Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Test Leader
11 7 (6.31%) Functional Test Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.41%) Web Services
4 4 (3.60%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) SOAP
6 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.12%) Client/Server
3 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.91%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.31%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (5.41%) Biotechnology
5 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.41%) Life Science
6 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.90%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Solaris
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (88.29%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (51.35%) Software Testing
3 50 (45.05%) Scrum
4 49 (44.14%) Test Strategy
5 48 (43.24%) Test Scripting
6 46 (41.44%) Test Automation
7 42 (37.84%) SDLC
8 36 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (27.93%) Regression Testing
10 27 (24.32%) BDD
11 21 (18.92%) TDD
12 19 (17.12%) Automated Testing
12 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (17.12%) Manual Testing
13 18 (16.22%) Automation Testing
14 17 (15.32%) Issue Tracking
15 16 (14.41%) Software Engineering
16 15 (13.51%) Defect Management
16 15 (13.51%) Functional Testing
16 15 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) C#
2 27 (24.32%) Python
2 27 (24.32%) SQL
3 17 (15.32%) Ruby
4 13 (11.71%) Bash Shell
4 13 (11.71%) Java
5 12 (10.81%) C++
6 9 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) VB
8 4 (3.60%) C
9 3 (2.70%) Groovy
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (70.27%) ISEB
2 70 (63.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (49.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) VMware
2 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.21%) Atlassian
3 8 (7.21%) HP
4 6 (5.41%) TOWER Software
5 5 (4.50%) Telerik
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle
8 1 (0.90%) CODA
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