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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 170 159 200
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +41
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 43 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 0.99% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 3.05% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 14
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £50,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1584 1541 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.44% 32.48% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1282 1709
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,939 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Redhill -6 8 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Woking +10 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Guildford +5 6 £30,250 -28.82% 2
Reigate -21 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Leatherhead -27 4 £34,250 -12.17%
Weybridge - 3 £40,000 -
Cobham - 2 £31,500 -
Walton-on-Thames +1 1 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Chertsey - 1 £30,000 -
Egham - 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 96 (80.67%) ISEB
2 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (40.34%) Software Testing
4 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
5 41 (34.45%) Automated Testing
6 40 (33.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 39 (32.77%) Test Scripting
8 38 (31.93%) SQL
8 38 (31.93%) Finance
9 37 (31.09%) Test Automation
10 34 (28.57%) Degree
11 33 (27.73%) Scrum
12 32 (26.89%) QA
13 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
13 29 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
16 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
17 23 (19.33%) HP Quality Center
17 23 (19.33%) Test Management
17 23 (19.33%) Java
18 22 (18.49%) Regression Testing
18 22 (18.49%) Performance Testing
19 20 (16.81%) .NET
19 20 (16.81%) TDD
20 18 (15.13%) Windows
20 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
21 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (14.29%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (12.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) HTTP
1 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (33.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.92%) TestComplete
4 11 (9.24%) Subversion
4 11 (9.24%) JMeter
5 10 (8.40%) LoadRunner
6 9 (7.56%) ClearCase
6 9 (7.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (7.56%) SilkTest
7 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.20%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.20%) Selenium
9 3 (2.52%) JIRA
10 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.68%) MSTest
10 2 (1.68%) Moq
11 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.84%) JUnit
11 1 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 38 (31.93%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Front Office
2 8 (6.72%) Back Office
3 6 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Analyst
2 43 (36.13%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.65%) Tester
4 19 (15.97%) Test Engineer
4 19 (15.97%) Test Manager
5 15 (12.61%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) Senior Test Manager
7 12 (10.08%) Senior Manager
8 11 (9.24%) QA Analyst
8 11 (9.24%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (8.40%) Web Tester
10 9 (7.56%) Senior QA Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) Performance Tester
12 6 (5.04%) Automation Analyst
13 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Engineer
14 4 (3.36%) QA Manager
14 4 (3.36%) Software Test Analyst
14 4 (3.36%) Developer
15 3 (2.52%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.81%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) WCF
3 9 (7.56%) ODBC
4 6 (5.04%) SOAP
5 3 (2.52%) XML
6 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 2 (1.68%) COM
6 2 (1.68%) Middleware
6 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.68%) WPF
6 2 (1.68%) LINQ
6 2 (1.68%) Qt
7 1 (0.84%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.84%) J2EE
7 1 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (20.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.08%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.24%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.40%) Open Source
6 6 (5.04%) CCTV
7 4 (3.36%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.52%) Physics
8 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.68%) EFT
9 2 (1.68%) User Experience
9 2 (1.68%) Xbox
10 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.13%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.34%) Software Testing
3 41 (34.45%) Automated Testing
4 39 (32.77%) Test Scripting
5 37 (31.09%) Test Automation
6 33 (27.73%) Scrum
7 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
7 29 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (21.01%) Test Strategy
9 23 (19.33%) Test Management
10 22 (18.49%) Regression Testing
10 22 (18.49%) Performance Testing
11 20 (16.81%) TDD
12 17 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 17 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (10.92%) System Testing
13 13 (10.92%) UML
13 13 (10.92%) Information Management
14 12 (10.08%) Business Analysis
14 12 (10.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) SQL
2 23 (19.33%) Java
3 8 (6.72%) C#
3 8 (6.72%) Python
4 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.52%) C++
7 2 (1.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 96 (80.67%) ISEB
2 34 (28.57%) Degree
3 25 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.40%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (3.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.89%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.92%) HP
2 13 (10.92%) Oracle
3 9 (7.56%) VMware
4 8 (6.72%) SunGard
5 2 (1.68%) Telerik
5 2 (1.68%) Capita
6 1 (0.84%) Sony
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
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