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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Surrey
Rank 116 157 122
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -35
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 39 47 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.48% 1.19% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 3.76% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 85
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
742 1251 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.12% 31.56% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1072 1156
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,043 £26,792 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Surrey

ISTQB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +32 18 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Redhill +6 4 £40,750 -25.90%
Guildford +27 3 £37,500 -
Dorking - 2 £33,750 -
Walton-on-Thames +4 1 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Woking +4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Leatherhead +3 1 £31,500 - 3
Farnham - 1 £31,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 73 (76.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (72.63%) ISEB
3 45 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 44 (46.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (44.21%) QA
5 42 (44.21%) Scrum
6 41 (43.16%) Finance
6 41 (43.16%) Test Automation
7 40 (42.11%) Test Strategy
8 38 (40.00%) Selenium
9 37 (38.95%) Test Scripting
10 31 (32.63%) JIRA
11 29 (30.53%) SDLC
12 27 (28.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
14 23 (24.21%) TDD
14 23 (24.21%) .NET
14 23 (24.21%) Defect Management
15 22 (23.16%) Degree
16 21 (22.11%) C#
16 21 (22.11%) Regression Testing
17 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (20.00%) Python
19 18 (18.95%) Configuration Management
19 18 (18.95%) WebDriver
19 18 (18.95%) BDD
20 17 (17.89%) Mentoring
20 17 (17.89%) Exploratory Testing
21 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Big Data
2 3 (3.16%) Data Lake
2 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Selenium
2 31 (32.63%) JIRA
3 18 (18.95%) WebDriver
4 16 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (14.74%) HP UFT
6 13 (13.68%) SoapUI
7 11 (11.58%) Cucumber
7 11 (11.58%) SpecFlow
8 10 (10.53%) Visual Studio
9 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
9 9 (9.47%) MSTest
10 5 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (3.16%) NUnit
11 3 (3.16%) Subversion
11 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.16%) TestComplete
11 3 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (2.11%) JMeter
12 2 (2.11%) Protractor
General
1 41 (43.16%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Back Office
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Automotive
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Analyst
2 48 (50.53%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Test Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Test Manager
5 11 (11.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Software Analyst
6 10 (10.53%) Tester
7 9 (9.47%) Software Test Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.37%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) QA Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.37%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.32%) QA Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
2 9 (9.47%) Web Services
3 2 (2.11%) SOAP
3 2 (2.11%) XML
4 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.42%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.16%) Blockchain
6 3 (3.16%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (2.11%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.11%) Life Science
8 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Solaris
4 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.84%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 42 (44.21%) Scrum
4 41 (43.16%) Test Automation
5 40 (42.11%) Test Strategy
6 37 (38.95%) Test Scripting
7 29 (30.53%) SDLC
8 27 (28.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
10 23 (24.21%) Defect Management
10 23 (24.21%) TDD
11 21 (22.11%) Regression Testing
12 20 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (18.95%) BDD
13 18 (18.95%) Configuration Management
14 17 (17.89%) Exploratory Testing
14 17 (17.89%) Mentoring
15 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing
15 16 (16.84%) System Testing
16 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) C#
2 19 (20.00%) Python
3 16 (16.84%) Java
3 16 (16.84%) SQL
4 14 (14.74%) C++
5 8 (8.42%) Ruby
5 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.26%) C
6 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.16%) Groovy
8 2 (2.11%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (72.63%) ISEB
2 44 (46.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (23.16%) Degree
4 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (44.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) HP
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.32%) Atlassian
4 5 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (4.21%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
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