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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 134 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 74 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.63% 0.96% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 2.99% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 28
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
1267 1703 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 27.92% 32.12% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1469 1528
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +20 18 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Reigate - 12 £40,000 -
Woking +1 9 £32,500 -23.52%
Walton-on-Thames - 8 £30,500 -
Leatherhead - 4 £27,000 - 1
Redhill - 3 £35,000 -
Camberley - 1 £35,000 -
Epsom - 1 £42,500 -
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 127 (81.41%) ISEB
2 72 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 54 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (33.97%) Selenium
5 46 (29.49%) Test Automation
6 44 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
7 43 (27.56%) Finance
8 42 (26.92%) HP
9 39 (25.00%) QA
9 39 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 38 (24.36%) Test Scripting
11 37 (23.72%) Test Management
12 36 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (23.08%) Regression Testing
12 36 (23.08%) Java
13 35 (22.44%) XML
14 33 (21.15%) Degree
14 33 (21.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 29 (18.59%) QuickTest Pro
16 28 (17.95%) Waterfall
17 27 (17.31%) C#
18 26 (16.67%) Automation Testing
19 23 (14.74%) Continuous Improvement
20 22 (14.10%) Test Strategy
20 22 (14.10%) Windows
21 21 (13.46%) UNIX
21 21 (13.46%) Manual Testing
22 20 (12.82%) Linux
23 19 (12.18%) Python
23 19 (12.18%) Load Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (1.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.28%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) VoIP
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (33.97%) Selenium
2 39 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 29 (18.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (11.54%) JMeter
5 17 (10.90%) JIRA
5 17 (10.90%) InstallShield
6 8 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.21%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.21%) JUnit
7 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.92%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.28%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.28%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (27.56%) Finance
2 12 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.49%) Banking
3 7 (4.49%) Retail
3 7 (4.49%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (64.10%) Analyst
2 82 (52.56%) Test Analyst
3 65 (41.67%) Tester
4 25 (16.03%) Software Tester
4 25 (16.03%) Test Leader
5 21 (13.46%) QA Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Test Engineer
6 18 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
7 15 (9.62%) Web Tester
7 15 (9.62%) Lead Tester
8 14 (8.97%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
9 9 (5.77%) Test Manager
9 9 (5.77%) Junior
10 8 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
10 8 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.13%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
10 8 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.44%) XML
2 15 (9.62%) HTML
2 15 (9.62%) CSS
3 12 (7.69%) .NET
4 7 (4.49%) Ajax
5 3 (1.92%) WinForms
5 3 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (0.64%) RESTful
6 1 (0.64%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.64%) JSON
6 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.28%) EFT
4 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.28%) Life Science
4 2 (1.28%) Open Source
5 1 (0.64%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 21 (13.46%) UNIX
3 20 (12.82%) Linux
4 16 (10.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 54 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.49%) Test Automation
4 38 (24.36%) Test Scripting
5 37 (23.72%) Test Management
6 36 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 28 (17.95%) Waterfall
8 26 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 23 (14.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (14.10%) Test Strategy
11 21 (13.46%) Manual Testing
12 19 (12.18%) Load Testing
13 18 (11.54%) Performance Testing
13 18 (11.54%) Automated Testing
13 18 (11.54%) Test Planning
14 17 (10.90%) Line Management
14 17 (10.90%) V-Model
14 17 (10.90%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.08%) Java
2 27 (17.31%) C#
3 19 (12.18%) Python
4 17 (10.90%) Ruby
4 17 (10.90%) C++
4 17 (10.90%) Perl
5 11 (7.05%) SQL
6 8 (5.13%) C
7 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 127 (81.41%) ISEB
2 33 (21.15%) Degree
2 33 (21.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.64%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) vSphere
2 5 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (26.92%) HP
2 18 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.49%) VMware
4 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago