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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 115 186 172
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 88 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.95% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.65% 1.38% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 81 20 36
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
1324 1451 1795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 29.39% 30.04% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1193 1425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 11 £40,000 -
Woking +9 10 £33,750 -3.57%
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £30,500 -
Leatherhead - 6 £30,500 -
Epsom - 6 £42,500 -
Guildford +2 4 £40,000 +5.96% 2
Redhill - 2 £35,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £37,500 -
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 141 (85.98%) ISEB
2 76 (46.34%) Software Testing
3 53 (32.32%) Finance
4 52 (31.71%) Test Automation
5 51 (31.10%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (29.27%) QA
6 48 (29.27%) HP
7 46 (28.05%) Selenium
7 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (25.00%) Test Management
9 39 (23.78%) Regression Testing
10 38 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (23.17%) WebDriver
11 36 (21.95%) Test Scripting
12 35 (21.34%) XML
13 33 (20.12%) Waterfall
14 31 (18.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (18.90%) QuickTest Pro
15 30 (18.29%) Degree
15 30 (18.29%) Automation Testing
16 29 (17.68%) C#
16 29 (17.68%) Java
17 27 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (14.63%) Test Strategy
19 23 (14.02%) Windows
20 22 (13.41%) Manual Testing
21 21 (12.80%) Test Planning
22 20 (12.20%) Python
23 19 (11.59%) C++
23 19 (11.59%) Red Hat

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.22%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) VoIP
2 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (28.05%) Selenium
2 38 (23.17%) WebDriver
3 31 (18.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (10.98%) InstallShield
5 12 (7.32%) JIRA
6 11 (6.71%) JMeter
7 9 (5.49%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.05%) JUnit
9 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 53 (32.32%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.27%) Banking
3 7 (4.27%) Retail
3 7 (4.27%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 111 (67.68%) Analyst
2 91 (55.49%) Test Analyst
3 63 (38.41%) Tester
4 26 (15.85%) Test Leader
5 23 (14.02%) Software Tester
6 22 (13.41%) Test Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) QA Analyst
8 15 (9.15%) Web Tester
8 15 (9.15%) Lead Tester
9 14 (8.54%) Lead Test Analyst
10 13 (7.93%) Automation Tester
11 10 (6.10%) QA Tester
11 10 (6.10%) Test Manager
11 10 (6.10%) Junior
12 9 (5.49%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.49%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (4.88%) Team Leader
13 8 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
13 8 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.34%) XML
2 15 (9.15%) HTML
2 15 (9.15%) CSS
3 14 (8.54%) .NET
4 7 (4.27%) Ajax
5 3 (1.83%) WPF
5 3 (1.83%) WinForms
6 2 (1.22%) Web Services
6 2 (1.22%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.61%) Middleware
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.83%) Open Source
3 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.22%) Life Science
4 2 (1.22%) EFT
5 1 (0.61%) LIMS
5 1 (0.61%) PMI
5 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.02%) Windows
2 17 (10.37%) Solaris
2 17 (10.37%) UNIX
3 15 (9.15%) Linux
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.34%) Software Testing
2 52 (31.71%) Test Automation
3 46 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (25.00%) Test Management
5 39 (23.78%) Regression Testing
6 38 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (21.95%) Test Scripting
8 33 (20.12%) Waterfall
9 30 (18.29%) Automation Testing
10 27 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (14.63%) Test Strategy
12 22 (13.41%) Manual Testing
13 21 (12.80%) Test Planning
14 19 (11.59%) Software Engineering
15 18 (10.98%) Project Planning
15 18 (10.98%) Time Management
16 17 (10.37%) V-Model
16 17 (10.37%) Performance Testing
16 17 (10.37%) Automated Testing
17 16 (9.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.68%) C#
1 29 (17.68%) Java
2 20 (12.20%) Python
3 19 (11.59%) C++
4 18 (10.98%) Perl
5 17 (10.37%) Ruby
5 17 (10.37%) SQL
6 7 (4.27%) C
7 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (85.98%) ISEB
2 31 (18.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 30 (18.29%) Degree
4 13 (7.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.61%) HNC
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (29.27%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) vSphere
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (31.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (29.27%) HP
2 19 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 16 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle
5 4 (2.44%) VMware
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