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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 111 161 181
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 103 60 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.27% 1.18% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 3.61% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 99 54 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
1528 1664 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.66% 32.73% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1459 1382
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 31 July 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
Guildford +14 26 £43,750 +6.06%
Camberley - 22 £40,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 19 £38,000 -
Leatherhead +2 5 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Reigate - 4 £45,000 - 1
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Redhill +1 2 £35,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 136 (78.16%) ISEB
2 86 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (48.85%) Software Testing
4 54 (31.03%) Selenium
5 48 (27.59%) Degree
6 45 (25.86%) Java
7 43 (24.71%) XML
8 40 (22.99%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 39 (22.41%) Manual Testing
10 38 (21.84%) Automated Testing
11 36 (20.69%) QA
12 35 (20.11%) Waterfall
13 34 (19.54%) Finance
14 33 (18.97%) Regression Testing
15 32 (18.39%) Test Scripting
15 32 (18.39%) Test Automation
16 31 (17.82%) Automation Testing
16 31 (17.82%) Test Management
17 30 (17.24%) JIRA
17 30 (17.24%) Linux
18 28 (16.09%) SDLC
19 27 (15.52%) WebDriver
19 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
19 27 (15.52%) HP
20 26 (14.94%) Software Engineering
21 25 (14.37%) Scrum
21 25 (14.37%) C++
22 24 (13.79%) C#
22 24 (13.79%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.15%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) VoIP
2 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) Big Data
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 54 (31.03%) Selenium
2 30 (17.24%) JIRA
3 27 (15.52%) WebDriver
4 22 (12.64%) JMeter
5 21 (12.07%) HP UFT
6 14 (8.05%) InstallShield
7 13 (7.47%) Robot Framework
8 6 (3.45%) Zephyr
9 4 (2.30%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.72%) JUnit
10 3 (1.72%) TestNG
11 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.57%) Subversion
11 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (19.54%) Finance
2 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.17%) Aerospace
3 9 (5.17%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Law
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (74.71%) Analyst
2 106 (60.92%) Test Analyst
3 30 (17.24%) Lead Test Analyst
4 26 (14.94%) Tester
5 25 (14.37%) QA Analyst
6 22 (12.64%) Agile Test Analyst
7 18 (10.34%) Test Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Test Manager
8 12 (6.90%) Software Tester
8 12 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Performance Test Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Web Tester
10 9 (5.17%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) Test Leader
12 7 (4.02%) UML Business Analyst
13 6 (3.45%) Systems Test Analyst
13 6 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (3.45%) Lead Tester
13 6 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
14 5 (2.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.71%) XML
2 15 (8.62%) HTML
2 15 (8.62%) CSS
3 9 (5.17%) XML Schema
4 8 (4.60%) .NET
5 3 (1.72%) JDBC
6 2 (1.15%) XSLT
7 1 (0.57%) SOAP
7 1 (0.57%) CGI
7 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.57%) JSON
7 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.57%) RESTful
7 1 (0.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) AS400
1 19 (10.92%) iSeries
2 11 (6.32%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.15%) EFT
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.24%) Linux
2 23 (13.22%) UNIX
3 21 (12.07%) Windows
4 14 (8.05%) Solaris
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (48.85%) Software Testing
3 39 (22.41%) Manual Testing
4 38 (21.84%) Automated Testing
5 35 (20.11%) Waterfall
6 33 (18.97%) Regression Testing
7 32 (18.39%) Test Scripting
7 32 (18.39%) Test Automation
8 31 (17.82%) Automation Testing
8 31 (17.82%) Test Management
9 28 (16.09%) SDLC
10 26 (14.94%) Software Engineering
11 25 (14.37%) Scrum
12 23 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (13.22%) Line Management
13 22 (12.64%) Performance Testing
14 20 (11.49%) Load Testing
15 19 (10.92%) V-Model
15 19 (10.92%) Test Strategy
15 19 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.86%) Java
2 25 (14.37%) C++
3 24 (13.79%) C#
3 24 (13.79%) SQL
4 23 (13.22%) Python
5 22 (12.64%) Ruby
6 20 (11.49%) C
7 17 (9.77%) Perl
8 8 (4.60%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.60%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 136 (78.16%) ISEB
2 48 (27.59%) Degree
3 40 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.15%) CCNP
5 2 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.02%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (22.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (15.52%) HP
2 22 (12.64%) VMware
3 14 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.72%) Oracle
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