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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 161 123 199
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +76
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 85 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.08% 1.94% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.52% 6.16% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 37 72 10
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
1193 1379 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.76% 31.40% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1140 1051
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,200 £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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Reigate -8 16 £36,250 -9.37%
Redhill -2 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Walton-on-Thames -6 5 £31,500 +3.27% 2
Woking -1 4 £35,000 +3.70%
Staines - 3 £32,500 -
Guildford +1 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Leatherhead -4 1 - - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 83 (85.57%) ISEB
2 59 (60.82%) Software Testing
3 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (50.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (44.33%) Finance
6 42 (43.30%) QA
7 35 (36.08%) Regression Testing
8 33 (34.02%) Non-Functional Testing
9 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
9 31 (31.96%) Test Automation
10 30 (30.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (28.87%) Functional Testing
12 26 (26.80%) Automated Testing
13 23 (23.71%) HP Quality Center
14 22 (22.68%) Scrum
15 21 (21.65%) HP
15 21 (21.65%) Test Strategy
16 20 (20.62%) Manual Testing
16 20 (20.62%) Time Management
16 20 (20.62%) HP UFT
17 19 (19.59%) Test Management
17 19 (19.59%) Automation Testing
17 19 (19.59%) SDLC
18 18 (18.56%) Degree
19 16 (16.49%) C
19 16 (16.49%) Linux
19 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (15.46%) Test Planning
20 15 (15.46%) Python
20 15 (15.46%) C#

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (4.12%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.06%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Sage Pay
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) VoIP
2 4 (4.12%) ATM
3 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) HP UFT
2 14 (14.43%) JIRA
3 13 (13.40%) Selenium
3 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.34%) InstallShield
5 9 (9.28%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
5 9 (9.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (7.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.12%) JMeter
8 3 (3.09%) Introscope
8 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.09%) WebLOAD
9 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.03%) Maven
10 1 (1.03%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.15%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (71.13%) Analyst
2 58 (59.79%) Test Analyst
3 40 (41.24%) Tester
4 16 (16.49%) Software Analyst
5 15 (15.46%) Automation Tester
6 14 (14.43%) Automation Analyst
6 14 (14.43%) Software Test Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Agile Test Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Automated Tester
7 12 (12.37%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) QA Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Test Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) Manual Test Analyst
8 11 (11.34%) QA Tester
8 11 (11.34%) Software Tester
9 8 (8.25%) Web Tester
10 7 (7.22%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) VoIP Test Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) XML
2 9 (9.28%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.03%) CGI
4 1 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.03%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.12%) Contactless
3 4 (4.12%) EMV
3 4 (4.12%) Fintech
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Solaris
3 11 (11.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (60.82%) Software Testing
2 53 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (36.08%) Regression Testing
4 33 (34.02%) Non-Functional Testing
5 31 (31.96%) Test Automation
5 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
6 30 (30.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (28.87%) Functional Testing
8 26 (26.80%) Automated Testing
9 22 (22.68%) Scrum
10 21 (21.65%) Test Strategy
11 20 (20.62%) Manual Testing
11 20 (20.62%) Time Management
12 19 (19.59%) Automation Testing
12 19 (19.59%) SDLC
12 19 (19.59%) Test Management
13 16 (16.49%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
14 15 (15.46%) Test Planning
15 13 (13.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) C
2 15 (15.46%) C#
2 15 (15.46%) Python
3 14 (14.43%) SQL
4 13 (13.40%) C++
4 13 (13.40%) Ruby
5 12 (12.37%) Java
6 11 (11.34%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (85.57%) ISEB
2 49 (50.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (18.56%) Degree
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (43.30%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 23 (23.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.09%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 21 (21.65%) HP
2 11 (11.34%) Red Hat
3 10 (10.31%) TOWER Software
4 9 (9.28%) MKS
5 4 (4.12%) CyberSource
5 4 (4.12%) DataCash
5 4 (4.12%) Dynatrace
5 4 (4.12%) Elavon
5 4 (4.12%) Ingenico
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
5 4 (4.12%) Sage
5 4 (4.12%) TSYS
5 4 (4.12%) VeriFone
5 4 (4.12%) VocaLink
5 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.09%) AppDynamics
6 3 (3.09%) CA
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.03%) CODA
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £22000 - £24000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 24 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
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Salary: From £55,000 to £63,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + pension + share
Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 26 days ago