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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 129 186 169
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 82 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 0.35% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.83% 1.09% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 69 13 43
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
1407 1375 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.16% 31.79% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1092 1664
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Reigate +1 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Chertsey - 9 £33,750 -
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 - 1
Epsom +3 7 £42,500 - 1
Woking +16 6 £33,750 -3.57%
Leatherhead - 5 £30,500 -
Redhill - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford -9 2 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 131 (87.92%) ISEB
2 68 (45.64%) Software Testing
3 59 (39.60%) Finance
4 52 (34.90%) HP Quality Center
5 49 (32.89%) HP
6 45 (30.20%) Test Management
7 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
8 39 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 38 (25.50%) QA
10 35 (23.49%) Regression Testing
11 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (20.13%) Test Scripting
13 30 (20.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (20.13%) QuickTest Pro
14 27 (18.12%) Selenium
15 25 (16.78%) Waterfall
15 25 (16.78%) Test Planning
15 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.78%) Degree
16 24 (16.11%) Automation Testing
17 23 (15.44%) C#
17 23 (15.44%) XML
18 22 (14.77%) Java
18 22 (14.77%) SQL
19 21 (14.09%) Windows
19 21 (14.09%) WebDriver
19 21 (14.09%) Manual Testing
20 19 (12.75%) .NET
20 19 (12.75%) Automated Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (4.70%) IIS
1 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) VoIP
1 2 (1.34%) HTTP
1 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 30 (20.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (18.12%) Selenium
3 21 (14.09%) WebDriver
4 11 (7.38%) InstallShield
5 10 (6.71%) JMeter
5 10 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (6.04%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.37%) JIRA
8 6 (4.03%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.36%) JUnit
9 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.01%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.34%) Subversion
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.03%) Banking
2 6 (4.03%) Retail
2 6 (4.03%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.01%) Automotive
4 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 99 (66.44%) Analyst
2 85 (57.05%) Test Analyst
3 48 (32.21%) Tester
4 25 (16.78%) Test Engineer
5 18 (12.08%) Test Leader
6 14 (9.40%) Software Tester
6 14 (9.40%) Software Test Engineer
6 14 (9.40%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Automation Tester
8 10 (6.71%) QA Tester
8 10 (6.71%) QA Analyst
9 9 (6.04%) Test Manager
9 9 (6.04%) Lead Tester
10 8 (5.37%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.70%) Test Team Leader
11 7 (4.70%) Web Tester
12 6 (4.03%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) XML
2 19 (12.75%) .NET
3 9 (6.04%) CSS
3 9 (6.04%) HTML
4 7 (4.70%) Ajax
5 4 (2.68%) WCF
6 3 (2.01%) WPF
6 3 (2.01%) WinForms
6 3 (2.01%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.34%) SOAP
7 2 (1.34%) Web Services
8 1 (0.67%) Middleware
8 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.68%) Open Source
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Life Science
5 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) LIMS
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Economics
6 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.09%) Windows
2 10 (6.71%) Solaris
2 10 (6.71%) UNIX
3 8 (5.37%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.64%) Software Testing
2 45 (30.20%) Test Management
3 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
4 35 (23.49%) Regression Testing
5 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (21.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (20.13%) Test Scripting
7 30 (20.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (16.78%) Waterfall
8 25 (16.78%) Test Planning
9 24 (16.11%) Automation Testing
10 21 (14.09%) Manual Testing
11 19 (12.75%) Automated Testing
12 16 (10.74%) Scrum
13 15 (10.07%) Performance Testing
14 14 (9.40%) Test Strategy
15 13 (8.72%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.72%) PRINCE2
16 12 (8.05%) Time Management
17 11 (7.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.44%) C#
2 22 (14.77%) Java
2 22 (14.77%) SQL
3 14 (9.40%) Python
4 13 (8.72%) C++
5 12 (8.05%) Perl
6 10 (6.71%) Ruby
7 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (87.92%) ISEB
2 39 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (16.78%) Degree
4 12 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (4.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) HNC
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.50%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) vSphere
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (34.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (32.89%) HP
2 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.01%) VMware
6 2 (1.34%) Capita
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago