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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 117 136 182
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +46
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 63 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.87% 1.46% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 4.24% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 61 61 41
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £41,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
1033 1439 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.68% 34.37% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1260 1388
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,043 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 15 £38,000 -
Woking +14 13 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Chertsey - 7 £47,500 -
Guildford +1 4 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Weybridge - 3 £35,000 -
Redhill +18 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Walton-on-Thames +7 1 £31,500 -
Leatherhead -3 1 £41,000 +13.10%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 91 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (70.00%) ISEB
3 69 (62.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 66 (60.00%) QA
5 61 (55.45%) Software Testing
6 51 (46.36%) Finance
7 47 (42.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (41.82%) Selenium
8 46 (41.82%) Test Scripting
9 45 (40.91%) Test Automation
9 45 (40.91%) Test Strategy
9 45 (40.91%) C#
10 42 (38.18%) Scrum
11 40 (36.36%) Regression Testing
12 36 (32.73%) SDLC
13 33 (30.00%) SQL
14 29 (26.36%) Functional Testing
14 29 (26.36%) WebDriver
15 28 (25.45%) Manual Testing
16 24 (21.82%) HP UFT
16 24 (21.82%) Linux
16 24 (21.82%) Python
16 24 (21.82%) SpecFlow
17 23 (20.91%) BDD
17 23 (20.91%) Ruby
18 22 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (19.09%) Time Management
19 21 (19.09%) .NET
19 21 (19.09%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (0.91%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (41.82%) Selenium
2 29 (26.36%) WebDriver
3 24 (21.82%) HP UFT
3 24 (21.82%) SpecFlow
4 20 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 18 (16.36%) JIRA
6 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (13.64%) Cucumber
8 11 (10.00%) Subversion
8 11 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (9.09%) InstallShield
9 10 (9.09%) TestComplete
10 9 (8.18%) NUnit
10 9 (8.18%) SoapUI
11 8 (7.27%) MSTest
11 8 (7.27%) WATIR
12 7 (6.36%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.82%) JMeter
14 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.91%) Robot Framework
General
1 51 (46.36%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Back Office
3 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.91%) Banking
5 10 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 10 (9.09%) Automotive
6 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.73%) Games
8 2 (1.82%) Marketing
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (50.91%) Analyst
2 54 (49.09%) Test Analyst
3 27 (24.55%) Tester
4 25 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 24 (21.82%) Automation Tester
6 21 (19.09%) Test Engineer
7 18 (16.36%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (11.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (11.82%) Senior Test Engineer
9 11 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 11 (10.00%) Software Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (8.18%) Junior
10 9 (8.18%) Manual Test Analyst
11 8 (7.27%) Functional Analyst
11 8 (7.27%) Functional Test Analyst
11 8 (7.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) XML
3 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.82%) SOAP
5 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (5.45%) Biotechnology
4 6 (5.45%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.82%) Linux
2 11 (10.00%) Windows
3 10 (9.09%) Solaris
3 10 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (55.45%) Software Testing
3 47 (42.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (41.82%) Test Scripting
5 45 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 45 (40.91%) Test Strategy
6 42 (38.18%) Scrum
7 40 (36.36%) Regression Testing
8 36 (32.73%) SDLC
9 29 (26.36%) Functional Testing
10 28 (25.45%) Manual Testing
11 23 (20.91%) BDD
12 22 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 21 (19.09%) Time Management
14 20 (18.18%) Software Engineering
15 16 (14.55%) Automated Testing
15 16 (14.55%) Automation Testing
15 16 (14.55%) Issue Tracking
16 15 (13.64%) TDD
17 13 (11.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) C#
2 33 (30.00%) SQL
3 24 (21.82%) Python
4 23 (20.91%) Ruby
5 13 (11.82%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.00%) C++
7 10 (9.09%) C
7 10 (9.09%) Perl
8 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.36%) VB
10 5 (4.55%) Java
11 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (70.00%) ISEB
2 69 (62.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (16.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) VMware
2 10 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.27%) Telerik
5 7 (6.36%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.64%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.82%) HP
9 1 (0.91%) CODA
9 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.91%) SAP
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