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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 155 153 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 62 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 1.07% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 3.39% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 22
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,950 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
1590 1475 1991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.23% 31.64% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1223 1693
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Reigate -22 13 £35,000 - 1
Redhill -7 11 £33,750 +8.00% 1
Woking +13 8 £29,750 +9.17%
Leatherhead -18 7 £40,500 -0.91%
Walton-on-Thames -1 5 £35,000 -2.77%
Weybridge - 5 £40,000 - 2
Guildford -9 2 £45,500 +21.33%
Epsom -5 1 £80,000 +87.13%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 104 (80.62%) ISEB
2 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (44.19%) Software Testing
4 44 (34.11%) Finance
5 40 (31.01%) SQL
6 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 36 (27.91%) QuickTest Pro
8 33 (25.58%) Automated Testing
8 33 (25.58%) Degree
8 33 (25.58%) Test Scripting
8 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
9 32 (24.81%) QA
10 29 (22.48%) Manual Testing
10 29 (22.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (22.48%) Scrum
11 28 (21.71%) Test Management
11 28 (21.71%) HP Quality Center
12 26 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (20.16%) Test Strategy
13 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 24 (18.60%) Java
14 22 (17.05%) HP
15 21 (16.28%) Performance Testing
16 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
16 20 (15.50%) Regression Testing
17 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
17 18 (13.95%) Waterfall
17 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (12.40%) TDD

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (7.75%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (2.33%) Big Data
3 3 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (27.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.75%) LoadRunner
3 10 (7.75%) JMeter
4 7 (5.43%) Subversion
4 7 (5.43%) TestComplete
5 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.10%) Selenium
7 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.33%) SilkTest
7 3 (2.33%) JIRA
8 2 (1.55%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.78%) JUnit
9 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.78%) MSTest
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (34.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.33%) Automotive
3 3 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Games
4 2 (1.55%) Front Office
4 2 (1.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (55.04%) Analyst
2 63 (48.84%) Test Analyst
3 20 (15.50%) Tester
3 20 (15.50%) Test Manager
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Manager
4 13 (10.08%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Senior Test Manager
5 12 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Web Tester
7 8 (6.20%) Performance Tester
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.10%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) QA Manager
12 3 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (2.33%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.40%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) XML
2 7 (5.43%) WCF
3 6 (4.65%) SOAP
4 3 (2.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.33%) Web Services
4 3 (2.33%) ODBC
5 2 (1.55%) COM
5 2 (1.55%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) Ajax
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
1 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.53%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.98%) Open Source
4 6 (4.65%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.33%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.33%) Physics
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 2 (1.55%) Xbox
7 2 (1.55%) EFT
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Economics
8 1 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 8 (6.20%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.55%) Solaris
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (44.19%) Software Testing
3 33 (25.58%) Automated Testing
3 33 (25.58%) Test Scripting
3 33 (25.58%) Test Automation
4 29 (22.48%) Manual Testing
4 29 (22.48%) Scrum
5 28 (21.71%) Test Management
6 26 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (20.16%) Test Strategy
7 21 (16.28%) Performance Testing
8 20 (15.50%) Regression Testing
9 18 (13.95%) Waterfall
10 17 (13.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (12.40%) TDD
12 15 (11.63%) Project Management
12 15 (11.63%) Test Planning
13 14 (10.85%) Business Analysis
14 13 (10.08%) Information Management
15 12 (9.30%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.01%) SQL
2 24 (18.60%) Java
3 10 (7.75%) Python
4 9 (6.98%) C#
5 7 (5.43%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.43%) C++
6 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.10%) Perl
8 2 (1.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 104 (80.62%) ISEB
2 33 (25.58%) Degree
3 29 (22.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.75%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (3.10%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.81%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) vSphere
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (21.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.05%) HP
3 14 (10.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) VMware
4 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.55%) Capita
5 2 (1.55%) SunGard
5 2 (1.55%) Telerik
6 1 (0.78%) Sony
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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