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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 140 183 185
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 77 28 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.65% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 1.88% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,650 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
1564 1488 2053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.48% 31.99% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1210 1815
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -6 18 £40,000 +14.28%
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £30,500 -
Redhill - 10 £32,500 -
Woking +29 7 £29,500 -15.71%
Chertsey - 7 £30,000 - 1
Leatherhead +1 6 £41,500 -2.92%
Weybridge - 4 £40,000 -
Epsom -1 3 £80,000 +87.13%
Guildford -23 3 £43,500 +81.25%
Egham - 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 99 (82.50%) ISEB
2 61 (50.83%) Software Testing
3 48 (40.00%) Finance
4 39 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (30.83%) Test Automation
5 37 (30.83%) QA
6 36 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 35 (29.17%) Test Management
7 35 (29.17%) HP
8 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 27 (22.50%) Degree
10 27 (22.50%) SQL
11 25 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
12 24 (20.00%) Regression Testing
13 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
13 23 (19.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (18.33%) Manual Testing
14 22 (18.33%) Test Planning
15 21 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (16.67%) C#
16 20 (16.67%) Windows
17 18 (15.00%) Waterfall
18 17 (14.17%) Performance Testing
19 16 (13.33%) Scrum
19 16 (13.33%) Automation Testing
19 16 (13.33%) .NET
20 15 (12.50%) Java
20 15 (12.50%) Automated Testing
21 14 (11.67%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (5.83%) IIS
1 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
1 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 25 (20.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.17%) SoapUI
3 11 (9.17%) Selenium
4 10 (8.33%) JMeter
5 8 (6.67%) InstallShield
6 6 (5.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.33%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.33%) Subversion
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.67%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.83%) JIRA
11 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.50%) Automotive
2 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (65.83%) Analyst
2 67 (55.83%) Test Analyst
3 23 (19.17%) Tester
4 22 (18.33%) Test Engineer
5 15 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) QA Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.83%) Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Test Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.00%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Junior Tester
11 4 (3.33%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Junior
11 4 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) .NET
2 11 (9.17%) XML
3 4 (3.33%) SOAP
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
3 4 (3.33%) WCF
4 3 (2.50%) WPF
4 3 (2.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.50%) WinForms
4 3 (2.50%) Ajax
5 2 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.67%) Middleware
5 2 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.17%) Open Source
5 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.50%) Physics
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.67%) Life Science
7 2 (1.67%) Xbox
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) LIMS
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Solaris
3 7 (5.83%) UNIX
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.83%) Software Testing
2 37 (30.83%) Test Automation
3 35 (29.17%) Test Management
4 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 23 (19.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
7 22 (18.33%) Manual Testing
7 22 (18.33%) Test Planning
8 21 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (15.00%) Waterfall
10 17 (14.17%) Performance Testing
11 16 (13.33%) Scrum
11 16 (13.33%) Automation Testing
12 15 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 14 (11.67%) Test Strategy
14 13 (10.83%) Load Testing
15 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
16 9 (7.50%) Project Management
16 9 (7.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) SQL
2 20 (16.67%) C#
3 15 (12.50%) Java
4 12 (10.00%) C++
4 12 (10.00%) Python
5 9 (7.50%) Perl
6 7 (5.83%) Ruby
7 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (82.50%) ISEB
2 36 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (22.50%) Degree
4 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (30.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) vSphere
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 39 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) HP
2 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.67%) Capita
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