The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 165 173 197
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 55 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 0.82% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 2.42% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £53,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1629 1695 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.15% 33.72% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1380 1813
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Guildford +20 16 £47,500 -5.00%
Woking +7 16 £48,000 +47.69%
Leatherhead -19 3 £33,000 -24.57%
Cobham - 3 £31,500 -
Weybridge - 3 £30,000 -
Egham +1 2 £32,500 -7.14%
Chertsey -18 2 £37,500 -
Redhill -17 1 - - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 81 (78.64%) ISEB
2 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (38.83%) SQL
3 40 (38.83%) Test Scripting
4 39 (37.86%) Test Automation
4 39 (37.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 38 (36.89%) Automated Testing
6 36 (34.95%) Software Testing
7 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
7 35 (33.98%) Degree
8 32 (31.07%) QA
9 29 (28.16%) Scrum
10 28 (27.18%) Performance Testing
11 27 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (25.24%) Finance
13 25 (24.27%) Java
14 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
14 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
15 19 (18.45%) TDD
16 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
16 17 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (14.56%) Oracle
18 14 (13.59%) Windows
18 14 (13.59%) LoadRunner
18 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
18 14 (13.59%) System Testing
19 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
19 13 (12.62%) TestComplete
19 13 (12.62%) Test Management
19 13 (12.62%) .NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (10.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (1.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (13.59%) LoadRunner
4 13 (12.62%) TestComplete
5 12 (11.65%) JMeter
6 11 (10.68%) Subversion
7 9 (8.74%) SilkTest
7 9 (8.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (8.74%) ClearCase
8 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.77%) Selenium
9 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.88%) JUnit
11 3 (2.91%) EasyMock
11 3 (2.91%) QALoad
11 3 (2.91%) jMock
11 3 (2.91%) TestPartner
11 3 (2.91%) SilkPerformer
11 3 (2.91%) JIRA
12 2 (1.94%) MSTest
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Front Office
2 8 (7.77%) Back Office
3 7 (6.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (4.85%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (34.95%) Analyst
2 26 (25.24%) Tester
2 26 (25.24%) Test Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Test Manager
4 16 (15.53%) Test Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Web Tester
6 11 (10.68%) QA Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Senior Test Manager
6 11 (10.68%) Senior Manager
6 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior QA Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Performance Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Developer
12 4 (3.88%) QA Manager
12 4 (3.88%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.91%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 9 (8.74%) ODBC
3 8 (7.77%) WCF
4 5 (4.85%) SOAP
5 2 (1.94%) Middleware
5 2 (1.94%) Swing
5 2 (1.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.94%) COM
5 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.94%) LINQ
5 2 (1.94%) WPF
5 2 (1.94%) Qt
6 1 (0.97%) MapReduce
6 1 (0.97%) Ajax
6 1 (0.97%) J2EE
6 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.65%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.68%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.71%) Open Source
5 6 (5.83%) CCTV
6 3 (2.91%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.91%) Physics
6 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.94%) EFT
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.94%) Xbox
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.97%) PMI
8 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.83%) Test Scripting
3 39 (37.86%) Test Automation
4 38 (36.89%) Automated Testing
5 36 (34.95%) Software Testing
6 29 (28.16%) Scrum
7 28 (27.18%) Performance Testing
8 27 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (23.30%) Test Strategy
10 19 (18.45%) TDD
11 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
11 14 (13.59%) System Testing
12 13 (12.62%) Test Management
12 13 (12.62%) Information Management
13 12 (11.65%) Resource Management
13 12 (11.65%) Load Testing
13 12 (11.65%) Waterfall
13 12 (11.65%) BDD
13 12 (11.65%) ATDD
14 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) C#
3 8 (7.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.94%) C++
4 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.97%) Delphi
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (78.64%) ISEB
2 35 (33.98%) Degree
3 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (9.71%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.07%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.94%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.97%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (33.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) VMware
4 8 (7.77%) SunGard
5 3 (2.91%) JBoss
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) Telerik
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) Sony
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago