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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 126 137 182
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 62 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.82% 1.92% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 5.54% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61 85 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1130 1534 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.20% 34.73% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1350 1431
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,043 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Reigate +24 14 £41,000 -8.88%
Woking +5 11 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Guildford +2 6 £35,000 -21.34%
Walton-on-Thames -7 5 £31,500 -17.10%
Chertsey - 5 £47,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £35,000 -
Leatherhead +13 1 £41,000 +26.15%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 86 (74.14%) ISEB
2 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (55.17%) Software Testing
4 60 (51.72%) Finance
4 60 (51.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 59 (50.86%) QA
6 50 (43.10%) C#
7 48 (41.38%) Test Scripting
8 47 (40.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (40.52%) Regression Testing
9 45 (38.79%) Test Automation
10 41 (35.34%) Selenium
10 41 (35.34%) Test Strategy
11 37 (31.90%) Scrum
12 35 (30.17%) SQL
12 35 (30.17%) Functional Testing
13 34 (29.31%) SDLC
14 33 (28.45%) Non-Functional Testing
14 33 (28.45%) Manual Testing
15 27 (23.28%) WebDriver
16 26 (22.41%) HP UFT
17 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
17 25 (21.55%) Client/Server
17 25 (21.55%) BDD
18 24 (20.69%) SpecFlow
18 24 (20.69%) Python
19 23 (19.83%) Linux
19 23 (19.83%) Ruby
20 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
21 21 (18.10%) Visual Studio

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:

Applications
1 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) VoIP
2 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (35.34%) Selenium
2 27 (23.28%) WebDriver
3 26 (22.41%) HP UFT
4 24 (20.69%) SpecFlow
5 21 (18.10%) Visual Studio
6 16 (13.79%) JIRA
6 16 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (12.07%) InstallShield
8 12 (10.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
9 11 (9.48%) Subversion
10 10 (8.62%) NUnit
10 10 (8.62%) TestComplete
11 8 (6.90%) WATIR
12 7 (6.03%) SoapUI
13 6 (5.17%) MSTest
14 4 (3.45%) JMeter
14 4 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
15 1 (0.86%) Introscope
15 1 (0.86%) WebLOAD
General
1 60 (51.72%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Telecoms
3 16 (13.79%) Back Office
4 15 (12.93%) Aerospace
4 15 (12.93%) Automotive
5 12 (10.34%) Banking
6 5 (4.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.45%) Marketing
8 3 (2.59%) Games
9 2 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (52.59%) Analyst
2 55 (47.41%) Test Analyst
3 35 (30.17%) Tester
4 30 (25.86%) Automation Tester
5 26 (22.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (16.38%) Test Engineer
7 17 (14.66%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (11.21%) Software Analyst
9 12 (10.34%) Junior
10 11 (9.48%) Systems Tester
11 10 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
12 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (7.76%) Manual Test Analyst
12 9 (7.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 9 (7.76%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (7.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (7.76%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (7.76%) Web Tester
13 8 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.38%) .NET
1 19 (16.38%) XML
2 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.31%) XML Schema
3 2 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Client/Server
2 12 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.31%) Biotechnology
5 5 (4.31%) Life Science
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) iPad
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 14 (12.07%) Solaris
2 14 (12.07%) Unix
2 14 (12.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (55.17%) Software Testing
3 48 (41.38%) Test Scripting
4 47 (40.52%) Regression Testing
4 47 (40.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (38.79%) Test Automation
6 41 (35.34%) Test Strategy
7 37 (31.90%) Scrum
8 35 (30.17%) Functional Testing
9 34 (29.31%) SDLC
10 33 (28.45%) Manual Testing
10 33 (28.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 25 (21.55%) BDD
11 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
12 21 (18.10%) TDD
12 21 (18.10%) Time Management
13 18 (15.52%) Automated Testing
13 18 (15.52%) Automation Testing
14 14 (12.07%) CRM
14 14 (12.07%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) C#
2 35 (30.17%) SQL
3 24 (20.69%) Python
4 23 (19.83%) Ruby
5 19 (16.38%) C++
6 17 (14.66%) C
7 14 (12.07%) Perl
8 11 (9.48%) Java
9 9 (7.76%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.03%) VB
11 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 86 (74.14%) ISEB
2 60 (51.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (18.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (50.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.62%) VMware
3 8 (6.90%) Telerik
4 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle
5 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.31%) TOWER Software
6 4 (3.45%) HP
6 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.86%) CA
7 1 (0.86%) CODA
7 1 (0.86%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.86%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.86%) MKS
7 1 (0.86%) SAP
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