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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 151 127 158
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 54 82 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.39% 1.83% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 6.41% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 61
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
1312 1279 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.71% 28.59% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1098 1491
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Walton-on-Thames -13 14 £31,500 -19.23% 1
Reigate -12 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Redhill +7 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Woking +2 4 £32,500 -
Epsom - 4 £40,000 -
Leatherhead +17 2 - - 1
Staines - 2 £42,500 - 1
Farnham - 1 £60,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £25,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (79.61%) ISEB
2 61 (59.22%) Finance
3 59 (57.28%) Software Testing
4 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (45.63%) QA
6 42 (40.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (39.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 38 (36.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 38 (36.89%) Test Automation
9 35 (33.98%) C#
10 33 (32.04%) Manual Testing
11 32 (31.07%) SDLC
12 31 (30.10%) Regression Testing
13 30 (29.13%) Test Scripting
14 29 (28.16%) Functional Testing
15 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
15 28 (27.18%) C
15 28 (27.18%) Degree
15 28 (27.18%) Scrum
16 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
17 26 (25.24%) XML
17 26 (25.24%) Time Management
18 25 (24.27%) C++
18 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
19 24 (23.30%) Java
19 24 (23.30%) Automation Testing
20 22 (21.36%) BDD
21 21 (20.39%) HP UFT
21 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
22 19 (18.45%) TDD

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 2 (1.94%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) BASE24
2 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) VoIP
2 2 (1.94%) ATM
3 1 (0.97%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) HP UFT
2 18 (17.48%) Selenium
3 15 (14.56%) InstallShield
3 15 (14.56%) SpecFlow
3 15 (14.56%) WebDriver
4 14 (13.59%) JIRA
4 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
5 13 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (10.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (7.77%) JMeter
8 6 (5.83%) Introscope
8 6 (5.83%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.83%) WebLOAD
9 4 (3.88%) NUnit
10 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.94%) WATIR
12 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 61 (59.22%) Finance
2 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
3 15 (14.56%) Aerospace
3 15 (14.56%) Automotive
4 7 (6.80%) Back Office
4 7 (6.80%) Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 4 (3.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (65.05%) Analyst
2 57 (55.34%) Test Analyst
3 37 (35.92%) Tester
4 24 (23.30%) Automation Tester
5 20 (19.42%) Automation Test Analyst
6 18 (17.48%) Software Analyst
7 15 (14.56%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (12.62%) Systems Tester
9 12 (11.65%) Agile Test Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) Junior
9 12 (11.65%) Manual Test Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) QA Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) QA Test Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) Web Tester
10 11 (10.68%) QA Automation Analyst
11 10 (9.71%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (9.71%) Business Analyst
11 10 (9.71%) SDLC Business Analyst
11 10 (9.71%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) XML
2 11 (10.68%) .NET
3 10 (9.71%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.97%) CGI
5 1 (0.97%) JSON
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Mathematics
2 9 (8.74%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Contactless
5 2 (1.94%) EMV
5 2 (1.94%) Fintech
5 2 (1.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) Physics
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Linux
1 15 (14.56%) Solaris
1 15 (14.56%) Unix
1 15 (14.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) Software Testing
2 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (36.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (36.89%) Test Automation
5 33 (32.04%) Manual Testing
6 32 (31.07%) SDLC
7 31 (30.10%) Regression Testing
8 30 (29.13%) Test Scripting
9 29 (28.16%) Functional Testing
10 28 (27.18%) Scrum
10 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
11 26 (25.24%) Time Management
12 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
13 24 (23.30%) Automation Testing
14 22 (21.36%) BDD
15 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
16 19 (18.45%) TDD
17 14 (13.59%) System Testing
18 13 (12.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) C#
2 28 (27.18%) C
3 25 (24.27%) C++
4 24 (23.30%) Java
5 19 (18.45%) SQL
6 17 (16.50%) Python
6 17 (16.50%) Ruby
7 15 (14.56%) Perl
8 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (79.61%) ISEB
2 41 (39.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (27.18%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (45.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.83%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Red Hat
2 11 (10.68%) HP
2 11 (10.68%) MKS
2 11 (10.68%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.83%) AppDynamics
3 6 (5.83%) CA
3 6 (5.83%) Dynatrace
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 4 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.94%) CyberSource
5 2 (1.94%) DataCash
5 2 (1.94%) Elavon
5 2 (1.94%) Ingenico
5 2 (1.94%) Sage
5 2 (1.94%) Telerik
5 2 (1.94%) TSYS
5 2 (1.94%) VeriFone
5 2 (1.94%) VocaLink
5 2 (1.94%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Surrey
TDA Group
Posted: 13 days ago