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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 158 139 187
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 57 73 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.58% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 5.73% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 69 29
Average salary £36,250 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.84% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
1412 1273 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.29% 27.58% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1089 1427
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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
Walton-on-Thames -5 20 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Reigate -8 14 £37,500 -6.25%
Redhill +9 6 £47,500 +35.71%
Woking +5 5 £32,500 -3.70%
Epsom +1 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Guildford -11 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Leatherhead +20 1 - - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 82 (83.67%) ISEB
2 62 (63.27%) Finance
3 59 (60.20%) Software Testing
4 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (43.88%) QA
6 42 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (41.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (34.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
9 32 (32.65%) SDLC
10 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
10 29 (29.59%) Manual Testing
10 29 (29.59%) C#
11 27 (27.55%) Regression Testing
12 26 (26.53%) C
12 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
12 26 (26.53%) Functional Testing
13 25 (25.51%) Time Management
13 25 (25.51%) Degree
13 25 (25.51%) Scrum
14 24 (24.49%) XML
14 24 (24.49%) Java
14 24 (24.49%) Telecoms
14 24 (24.49%) Automation Testing
15 23 (23.47%) C++
16 22 (22.45%) HP UFT
17 21 (21.43%) BDD
18 20 (20.41%) Automated Testing
18 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
19 18 (18.37%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (4.08%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.02%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) VoIP
2 4 (4.08%) ATM
3 1 (1.02%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) HP UFT
2 16 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (13.27%) InstallShield
3 13 (13.27%) JIRA
3 13 (13.27%) SpecFlow
4 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 12 (12.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 11 (11.22%) Selenium
6 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
7 8 (8.16%) JMeter
8 6 (6.12%) Introscope
8 6 (6.12%) LoadRunner
8 6 (6.12%) WebLOAD
9 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 62 (63.27%) Finance
2 24 (24.49%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.27%) Aerospace
3 13 (13.27%) Automotive
4 7 (7.14%) Back Office
5 6 (6.12%) Retail
6 5 (5.10%) Banking
7 3 (3.06%) Marketing
8 2 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Analyst
2 59 (60.20%) Test Analyst
3 38 (38.78%) Tester
4 22 (22.45%) Automation Test Analyst
4 22 (22.45%) Automation Tester
5 19 (19.39%) Software Analyst
6 15 (15.31%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
7 14 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
7 14 (14.29%) QA Analyst
8 12 (12.24%) QA Test Analyst
8 12 (12.24%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (12.24%) Web Tester
9 11 (11.22%) Junior
9 11 (11.22%) QA Automation Analyst
9 11 (11.22%) Systems Tester
10 10 (10.20%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (10.20%) Business Analyst
10 10 (10.20%) SDLC Business Analyst
10 10 (10.20%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) XML
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 10 (10.20%) XML Schema
3 2 (2.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.02%) CGI
4 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.02%) JSON
4 1 (1.02%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Mathematics
2 10 (10.20%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) Contactless
5 4 (4.08%) EMV
5 4 (4.08%) Fintech
6 2 (2.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.02%) Physics
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Solaris
2 13 (13.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.20%) Software Testing
2 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (34.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 34 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 32 (32.65%) SDLC
6 29 (29.59%) Manual Testing
6 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
7 27 (27.55%) Regression Testing
8 26 (26.53%) Functional Testing
8 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
9 25 (25.51%) Scrum
9 25 (25.51%) Time Management
10 24 (24.49%) Automation Testing
11 21 (21.43%) BDD
12 20 (20.41%) Automated Testing
12 20 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 14 (14.29%) System Testing
13 14 (14.29%) TDD
14 12 (12.24%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.59%) C#
2 26 (26.53%) C
3 24 (24.49%) Java
4 23 (23.47%) C++
5 18 (18.37%) SQL
6 15 (15.31%) Python
6 15 (15.31%) Ruby
7 13 (13.27%) Perl
8 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 82 (83.67%) ISEB
2 42 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (25.51%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (43.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.12%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) HP
2 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
3 12 (12.24%) MKS
3 12 (12.24%) TOWER Software
4 6 (6.12%) AppDynamics
4 6 (6.12%) CA
4 6 (6.12%) Dynatrace
5 4 (4.08%) CyberSource
5 4 (4.08%) DataCash
5 4 (4.08%) Elavon
5 4 (4.08%) Ingenico
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle
5 4 (4.08%) Sage
5 4 (4.08%) TSYS
5 4 (4.08%) VeriFone
5 4 (4.08%) VocaLink
5 4 (4.08%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead
360 Resourcing Solutions .
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago