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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 117 157 196
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +39
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 105 73 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.25% 1.37% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 4.10% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 97 61 29
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
1422 1781 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.51% 33.47% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1569 1484
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 June 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +26 29 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Camberley - 20 £40,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 16 £40,000 - 2
Reigate - 10 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 5 £32,500 - 1
Redhill - 3 £35,000 -
Godalming - 2 £32,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 161 (82.56%) ISEB
2 88 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (43.59%) Software Testing
4 63 (32.31%) Selenium
5 49 (25.13%) XML
5 49 (25.13%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (24.62%) Java
6 48 (24.62%) Finance
7 44 (22.56%) Degree
8 41 (21.03%) Regression Testing
8 41 (21.03%) Waterfall
8 41 (21.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 39 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 39 (20.00%) HP
9 39 (20.00%) Test Management
9 39 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 38 (19.49%) Manual Testing
10 38 (19.49%) Automation Testing
11 37 (18.97%) Test Scripting
12 35 (17.95%) QA
12 35 (17.95%) SDLC
13 32 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (15.90%) Test Automation
15 30 (15.38%) JIRA
16 28 (14.36%) Line Management
17 27 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
17 27 (13.85%) HP UFT
18 25 (12.82%) Telecoms
18 25 (12.82%) C#
18 25 (12.82%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.03%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.03%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.54%) Big Data
3 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (32.31%) Selenium
2 39 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 30 (15.38%) JIRA
4 27 (13.85%) HP UFT
5 19 (9.74%) JMeter
6 13 (6.67%) InstallShield
7 10 (5.13%) Robot Framework
8 5 (2.56%) Zephyr
8 5 (2.56%) JUnit
9 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.51%) Subversion
11 1 (0.51%) TestNG
11 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (24.62%) Finance
2 25 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.62%) Aerospace
3 9 (4.62%) Automotive
4 6 (3.08%) Retail Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (74.36%) Analyst
2 122 (62.56%) Test Analyst
3 48 (24.62%) Tester
4 32 (16.41%) Lead Test Analyst
5 24 (12.31%) QA Analyst
6 23 (11.79%) Software Tester
7 21 (10.77%) Agile Test Analyst
8 19 (9.74%) Test Leader
9 17 (8.72%) Test Engineer
10 15 (7.69%) Test Manager
10 15 (7.69%) Web Tester
11 13 (6.67%) Lead Tester
12 9 (4.62%) Performance Test Engineer
12 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.62%) Performance Engineer
13 7 (3.59%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.59%) Web Analyst
13 7 (3.59%) UML Business Analyst
13 7 (3.59%) Junior
13 7 (3.59%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.13%) XML
2 22 (11.28%) HTML
2 22 (11.28%) CSS
3 9 (4.62%) .NET
3 9 (4.62%) XML Schema
4 4 (2.05%) Ajax
5 2 (1.03%) XSLT
6 1 (0.51%) CGI
6 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.51%) JDBC
6 1 (0.51%) SOAP
6 1 (0.51%) JSON
6 1 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.51%) RESTful
6 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) AS400
1 17 (8.72%) iSeries
2 11 (5.64%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.03%) EFT
4 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.82%) Linux
2 20 (10.26%) UNIX
3 17 (8.72%) Windows
4 13 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (43.59%) Software Testing
3 41 (21.03%) Regression Testing
3 41 (21.03%) Waterfall
4 39 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 39 (20.00%) Test Management
5 38 (19.49%) Manual Testing
5 38 (19.49%) Automation Testing
6 37 (18.97%) Test Scripting
7 35 (17.95%) SDLC
8 32 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (15.90%) Test Automation
10 28 (14.36%) Line Management
11 27 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (12.82%) V-Model
13 24 (12.31%) Software Engineering
14 23 (11.79%) Scrum
15 20 (10.26%) Performance Testing
15 20 (10.26%) Test Planning
16 19 (9.74%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.62%) Java
2 25 (12.82%) C#
3 24 (12.31%) C++
4 21 (10.77%) SQL
5 20 (10.26%) Python
6 19 (9.74%) Ruby
7 17 (8.72%) C
8 14 (7.18%) Perl
9 7 (3.59%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 161 (82.56%) ISEB
2 44 (22.56%) Degree
3 41 (21.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (7.18%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) CCNP
6 2 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.59%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (25.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) HP
2 19 (9.74%) VMware
3 13 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40k Package including Company Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago