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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 175 173 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.85% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 2.37% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1633 1604 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.95% 33.22% 37.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1288 1730
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +17 11 £47,500 -
Woking -1 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Redhill -12 4 £28,000 +1.81%
Leatherhead -31 4 £34,250 -10.45%
Weybridge - 3 £40,000 -
Egham -2 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Cobham - 2 £31,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 95 (80.51%) ISEB
2 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (38.98%) Software Testing
4 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
5 43 (36.44%) Automated Testing
6 42 (35.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
6 42 (35.59%) SQL
7 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
8 36 (30.51%) Degree
9 35 (29.66%) QA
10 34 (28.81%) Scrum
11 30 (25.42%) Finance
11 30 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (23.73%) Performance Testing
13 26 (22.03%) Java
14 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
14 25 (21.19%) Test Strategy
15 23 (19.49%) TDD
16 21 (17.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 19 (16.10%) Windows
18 18 (15.25%) .NET
18 18 (15.25%) Regression Testing
18 18 (15.25%) Test Management
18 18 (15.25%) Manual Testing
19 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
19 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (14.41%) HP Quality Center
20 15 (12.71%) Oracle
20 15 (12.71%) IIS

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (12.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (2.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (35.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.02%) TestComplete
3 13 (11.02%) LoadRunner
4 12 (10.17%) JMeter
5 11 (9.32%) Subversion
6 9 (7.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (7.63%) ClearCase
6 9 (7.63%) SilkTest
7 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.93%) Selenium
9 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.54%) JIRA
10 3 (2.54%) JUnit
11 2 (1.69%) TestPartner
11 2 (1.69%) QALoad
11 2 (1.69%) jMock
11 2 (1.69%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.69%) MSTest
11 2 (1.69%) Moq
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Front Office
2 8 (6.78%) Back Office
3 7 (5.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (38.14%) Analyst
2 35 (29.66%) Test Analyst
3 26 (22.03%) Tester
4 22 (18.64%) Test Engineer
5 18 (15.25%) Test Manager
6 16 (13.56%) Software Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Manager
8 12 (10.17%) Senior Test Manager
8 12 (10.17%) Web Tester
9 11 (9.32%) QA Analyst
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (7.63%) Senior QA Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Performance Tester
13 7 (5.93%) Senior Test Engineer
14 6 (5.08%) Developer
14 6 (5.08%) Automation Analyst
15 4 (3.39%) QA Engineer
15 4 (3.39%) QA Manager
16 3 (2.54%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) .NET
2 12 (10.17%) WCF
3 9 (7.63%) ODBC
4 6 (5.08%) SOAP
5 2 (1.69%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) Swing
5 2 (1.69%) Middleware
5 2 (1.69%) WPF
5 2 (1.69%) LINQ
5 2 (1.69%) Qt
5 2 (1.69%) COM
5 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) Ajax
6 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.17%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.32%) Open Source
3 11 (9.32%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.08%) CCTV
5 4 (3.39%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.54%) Physics
6 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) EFT
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) Xbox
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.98%) Software Testing
3 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
4 43 (36.44%) Automated Testing
5 41 (34.75%) Test Automation
6 34 (28.81%) Scrum
7 30 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (23.73%) Performance Testing
9 25 (21.19%) Test Strategy
10 23 (19.49%) TDD
11 18 (15.25%) Regression Testing
11 18 (15.25%) Manual Testing
11 18 (15.25%) Test Management
12 15 (12.71%) System Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
13 13 (11.02%) Information Management
13 13 (11.02%) Load Testing
14 12 (10.17%) Resource Management
14 12 (10.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.59%) SQL
2 26 (22.03%) Java
3 9 (7.63%) Python
4 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.78%) C#
5 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.69%) C++
6 2 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 95 (80.51%) ISEB
2 36 (30.51%) Degree
3 21 (17.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (14.41%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.02%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.47%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.66%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle
3 9 (7.63%) VMware
4 8 (6.78%) SunGard
5 7 (5.93%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) JBoss
7 2 (1.69%) Telerik
7 2 (1.69%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.85%) Sony
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