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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 124 155 193
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 82 75 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.91% 1.46% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.73% 4.46% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £28,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £56,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
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
1218 1681 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.35% 32.65% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 1476 1532
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +21 26 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Reigate - 13 £40,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 10 £39,000 -
Camberley - 10 £36,250 -
Leatherhead - 3 £27,000 -
Redhill - 3 £35,000 -
Woking -9 2 £32,500 -31.57%
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 146 (81.11%) ISEB
2 77 (42.78%) Software Testing
3 72 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (32.22%) Selenium
5 51 (28.33%) HP Quality Center
6 49 (27.22%) Finance
7 45 (25.00%) HP
8 40 (22.22%) Java
9 39 (21.67%) XML
9 39 (21.67%) Regression Testing
9 39 (21.67%) Test Automation
9 39 (21.67%) Test Management
9 39 (21.67%) Test Scripting
10 38 (21.11%) WebDriver
11 37 (20.56%) Waterfall
11 37 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (20.00%) QA
12 36 (20.00%) Degree
12 36 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 36 (20.00%) SDLC
13 30 (16.67%) Automation Testing
14 29 (16.11%) QuickTest Pro
15 28 (15.56%) Manual Testing
16 27 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (15.00%) JIRA
17 25 (13.89%) Automated Testing
18 24 (13.33%) C#
19 23 (12.78%) Linux
19 23 (12.78%) Line Management
20 22 (12.22%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 2 (1.11%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) VoIP
2 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.67%) Big Data
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (32.22%) Selenium
2 38 (21.11%) WebDriver
3 29 (16.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (15.00%) JIRA
5 18 (10.00%) JMeter
6 13 (7.22%) InstallShield
7 6 (3.33%) Robot Framework
7 6 (3.33%) JUnit
8 5 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.67%) Zephyr
11 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.11%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 49 (27.22%) Finance
2 18 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.89%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Retail
3 7 (3.89%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (68.89%) Analyst
2 105 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 62 (34.44%) Tester
4 27 (15.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 26 (14.44%) Software Tester
6 25 (13.89%) Test Leader
7 20 (11.11%) QA Analyst
8 18 (10.00%) Test Engineer
9 17 (9.44%) Web Tester
10 15 (8.33%) Lead Tester
11 12 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
11 12 (6.67%) Test Manager
12 11 (6.11%) Automation Tester
13 8 (4.44%) Team Leader
13 8 (4.44%) Test Team Leader
14 7 (3.89%) Web Analyst
14 7 (3.89%) Web Test Analyst
14 7 (3.89%) Junior
14 7 (3.89%) Selenium Tester
15 6 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.67%) XML
2 18 (10.00%) HTML
2 18 (10.00%) CSS
3 12 (6.67%) .NET
4 7 (3.89%) Ajax
5 5 (2.78%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.56%) WinForms
6 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.56%) JSON
6 1 (0.56%) WPF
6 1 (0.56%) JDBC
6 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.89%) AS400
3 7 (3.89%) iSeries
4 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.11%) EFT
5 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.78%) Linux
2 20 (11.11%) UNIX
3 18 (10.00%) Windows
4 13 (7.22%) Solaris
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (42.78%) Software Testing
2 72 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.67%) Regression Testing
3 39 (21.67%) Test Automation
3 39 (21.67%) Test Management
3 39 (21.67%) Test Scripting
4 37 (20.56%) Waterfall
4 37 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (20.00%) SDLC
6 30 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 28 (15.56%) Manual Testing
8 27 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (13.89%) Automated Testing
10 23 (12.78%) Line Management
11 20 (11.11%) V-Model
12 19 (10.56%) Test Strategy
12 19 (10.56%) Test Planning
13 18 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 18 (10.00%) Performance Testing
14 17 (9.44%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.22%) Java
2 24 (13.33%) C#
3 22 (12.22%) SQL
4 20 (11.11%) Python
5 19 (10.56%) Ruby
6 18 (10.00%) C++
7 14 (7.78%) Perl
8 10 (5.56%) C
9 8 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.89%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 146 (81.11%) ISEB
2 36 (20.00%) Degree
2 36 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.00%) vSphere
2 8 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (28.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (25.00%) HP
2 15 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.22%) VMware
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft
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