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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Surrey
Rank 118 168 133
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -35
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 41 38 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.54% 1.00% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 3.32% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 69
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
774 1144 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 29.14% 30.02% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 673 983 1182
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +20 12 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Redhill +3 10 £41,250 +17.85%
Woking +15 6 £52,500 +55.55%
Dorking - 2 £33,750 -
Guildford +28 1 £37,500 +66.66%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 85 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (74.00%) ISEB
3 56 (56.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 52 (52.00%) Software Testing
5 51 (51.00%) QA
6 47 (47.00%) Scrum
7 43 (43.00%) Test Automation
7 43 (43.00%) Test Strategy
8 42 (42.00%) Selenium
9 39 (39.00%) Test Scripting
10 38 (38.00%) Finance
10 38 (38.00%) SDLC
11 30 (30.00%) JIRA
12 29 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (29.00%) C#
12 29 (29.00%) .NET
13 26 (26.00%) BDD
14 23 (23.00%) SQL
14 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
15 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
16 21 (21.00%) WebDriver
17 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
17 20 (20.00%) TDD
17 20 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
18 19 (19.00%) Automation Testing
19 18 (18.00%) SpecFlow
19 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (18.00%) Python
19 18 (18.00%) MS Excel

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 10 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Selenium
2 30 (30.00%) JIRA
3 21 (21.00%) WebDriver
4 20 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (18.00%) SpecFlow
6 17 (17.00%) HP UFT
7 15 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (14.00%) SoapUI
9 12 (12.00%) Cucumber
10 10 (10.00%) Subversion
10 10 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (9.00%) MSTest
11 9 (9.00%) TestComplete
12 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
12 8 (8.00%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (2.00%) JMeter
14 1 (1.00%) JUnit
14 1 (1.00%) NeoLoad
14 1 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Back Office
3 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (59.00%) Analyst
2 58 (58.00%) Test Analyst
3 28 (28.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) Test Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Test Leader
9 8 (8.00%) Test Manager
9 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.00%) SOAP
5 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.00%) REST
5 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Biotechnology
5 2 (2.00%) Life Science
5 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (52.00%) Software Testing
3 47 (47.00%) Scrum
4 43 (43.00%) Test Automation
4 43 (43.00%) Test Strategy
5 39 (39.00%) Test Scripting
6 38 (38.00%) SDLC
7 29 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (26.00%) BDD
9 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
10 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 20 (20.00%) TDD
11 19 (19.00%) Automation Testing
11 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
12 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (17.00%) Exploratory Testing
14 16 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
15 15 (15.00%) Configuration Management
15 15 (15.00%) Mentoring
16 14 (14.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) C#
2 23 (23.00%) SQL
3 18 (18.00%) Python
4 12 (12.00%) Java
5 10 (10.00%) C++
6 9 (9.00%) Ruby
6 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.00%) VB
9 3 (3.00%) Groovy
10 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (74.00%) ISEB
2 56 (56.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (15.00%) Degree
4 10 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (51.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 8 (8.00%) HP
2 8 (8.00%) VMware
3 5 (5.00%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle
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