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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 121 199 175
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -24
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 97 9 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.16% 0.20% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.66% 0.66% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 84 8 43
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £63,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
1456 1372 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.49% 30.25% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1091 1464
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Reigate - 12 £40,000 - 1
Woking +11 9 £35,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 9 £30,500 - 1
Epsom +11 8 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 7 £30,500 - 1
Guildford +7 4 £41,250 +58.65%
Chertsey - 4 £37,500 -
Redhill - 4 £35,000 - 1
Farnham - 1 £37,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 147 (88.55%) ISEB
2 73 (43.98%) Software Testing
3 60 (36.14%) Finance
4 55 (33.13%) HP Quality Center
5 52 (31.33%) HP
6 49 (29.52%) Test Automation
7 44 (26.51%) Test Management
8 43 (25.90%) QA
8 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (24.70%) Selenium
10 38 (22.89%) Regression Testing
11 37 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (22.29%) Test Scripting
12 34 (20.48%) WebDriver
12 34 (20.48%) Waterfall
13 32 (19.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 32 (19.28%) QuickTest Pro
14 30 (18.07%) XML
15 29 (17.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (17.47%) Automation Testing
16 27 (16.27%) C#
16 27 (16.27%) Degree
17 26 (15.66%) Java
18 24 (14.46%) Manual Testing
18 24 (14.46%) Test Planning
19 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
20 20 (12.05%) Windows
21 19 (11.45%) SQL
22 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
22 18 (10.84%) Performance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) VoIP
2 2 (1.20%) SSL
2 2 (1.20%) HTTP
2 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (24.70%) Selenium
2 34 (20.48%) WebDriver
3 32 (19.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (9.04%) InstallShield
5 10 (6.02%) JMeter
5 10 (6.02%) JIRA
5 10 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.42%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.61%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.01%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.01%) JUnit
9 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 60 (36.14%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.22%) Banking
3 7 (4.22%) Retail
3 7 (4.22%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.81%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.81%) Automotive
5 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 113 (68.07%) Analyst
2 95 (57.23%) Test Analyst
3 60 (36.14%) Tester
4 24 (14.46%) Test Leader
5 21 (12.65%) Test Engineer
6 20 (12.05%) Software Tester
7 14 (8.43%) QA Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) Web Tester
8 13 (7.83%) Automation Tester
8 13 (7.83%) Lead Tester
9 11 (6.63%) Test Manager
10 10 (6.02%) QA Tester
10 10 (6.02%) Lead Test Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Team Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Test Team Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.07%) XML
2 16 (9.64%) .NET
3 13 (7.83%) HTML
3 13 (7.83%) CSS
4 7 (4.22%) Ajax
5 3 (1.81%) WPF
5 3 (1.81%) WinForms
5 3 (1.81%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.81%) Open Source
3 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) EFT
4 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) Economics
5 1 (0.60%) LIMS
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.05%) Windows
2 14 (8.43%) UNIX
2 14 (8.43%) Solaris
3 12 (7.23%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (43.98%) Software Testing
2 49 (29.52%) Test Automation
3 44 (26.51%) Test Management
4 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (22.89%) Regression Testing
6 37 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (22.29%) Test Scripting
7 34 (20.48%) Waterfall
8 29 (17.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (17.47%) Automation Testing
9 24 (14.46%) Manual Testing
9 24 (14.46%) Test Planning
10 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
11 18 (10.84%) Performance Testing
12 17 (10.24%) Software Engineering
13 16 (9.64%) Automated Testing
13 16 (9.64%) Time Management
14 15 (9.04%) V-Model
14 15 (9.04%) Project Planning
14 15 (9.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.27%) C#
2 26 (15.66%) Java
3 19 (11.45%) SQL
4 17 (10.24%) C++
4 17 (10.24%) Python
5 15 (9.04%) Perl
6 14 (8.43%) Ruby
7 4 (2.41%) C
7 4 (2.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (88.55%) ISEB
2 32 (19.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (16.27%) Degree
4 15 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.60%) HNC
8 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (25.90%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) vSphere
2 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (33.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (31.33%) HP
2 18 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle
5 3 (1.81%) VMware
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