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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 135 180 160
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 73 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.66% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 2.61% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1505 1650 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.21% 33.35% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1444 1299
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +14 21 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 16 £31,000 - 2
Camberley - 12 £40,000 - 1
Leatherhead -9 5 £32,500 -5.10%
Woking -2 3 £27,500 -8.33%
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Redhill -7 1 £35,000 +25.00%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 121 (76.10%) ISEB
2 82 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (48.43%) Software Testing
4 51 (32.08%) Degree
5 43 (27.04%) Selenium
5 43 (27.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (25.79%) QA
6 41 (25.79%) Java
7 38 (23.90%) Automated Testing
8 37 (23.27%) XML
9 34 (21.38%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (20.13%) JIRA
10 32 (20.13%) Manual Testing
10 32 (20.13%) Linux
11 30 (18.87%) Test Management
12 29 (18.24%) Automation Testing
12 29 (18.24%) Regression Testing
13 28 (17.61%) Telecoms
13 28 (17.61%) Finance
13 28 (17.61%) SQL
14 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
15 26 (16.35%) Test Automation
15 26 (16.35%) Test Scripting
16 24 (15.09%) Waterfall
16 24 (15.09%) C++
16 24 (15.09%) Python
17 23 (14.47%) UNIX
17 23 (14.47%) C#
17 23 (14.47%) Ruby
17 23 (14.47%) VMware

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) VoIP
2 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
3 2 (1.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) Big Data
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (27.04%) Selenium
2 32 (20.13%) JIRA
3 23 (14.47%) JMeter
4 15 (9.43%) HP UFT
5 14 (8.81%) Robot Framework
6 13 (8.18%) WebDriver
6 13 (8.18%) InstallShield
7 6 (3.77%) Zephyr
8 5 (3.14%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.52%) JUnit
9 4 (2.52%) TestNG
10 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.63%) Subversion
11 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 28 (17.61%) Telecoms
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Aerospace
2 9 (5.66%) Automotive
3 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (74.21%) Analyst
2 94 (59.12%) Test Analyst
3 27 (16.98%) QA Analyst
3 27 (16.98%) Lead Test Analyst
4 22 (13.84%) Test Engineer
4 22 (13.84%) Agile Test Analyst
5 18 (11.32%) Tester
6 13 (8.18%) Performance Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Performance Test Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.66%) Test Manager
8 7 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Systems Test Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) UML Business Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) QA Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Software Tester
11 4 (2.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.27%) XML
2 10 (6.29%) HTML
2 10 (6.29%) CSS
3 9 (5.66%) XML Schema
4 6 (3.77%) .NET
5 4 (2.52%) JDBC
6 2 (1.26%) XSLT
7 1 (0.63%) SOAP
7 1 (0.63%) CGI
7 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.63%) RESTful
7 1 (0.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) AS400
1 19 (11.95%) iSeries
2 13 (8.18%) Client/Server
3 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.13%) Linux
2 23 (14.47%) UNIX
3 22 (13.84%) Windows
4 13 (8.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (48.43%) Software Testing
3 38 (23.90%) Automated Testing
4 32 (20.13%) Manual Testing
5 30 (18.87%) Test Management
6 29 (18.24%) Regression Testing
6 29 (18.24%) Automation Testing
7 27 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 26 (16.35%) Test Scripting
8 26 (16.35%) Test Automation
9 24 (15.09%) Waterfall
10 23 (14.47%) Mentoring
11 22 (13.84%) Scrum
12 21 (13.21%) Performance Testing
13 20 (12.58%) Load Testing
13 20 (12.58%) SDLC
14 19 (11.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (11.32%) Line Management
16 16 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (8.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.79%) Java
2 28 (17.61%) SQL
3 24 (15.09%) Python
3 24 (15.09%) C++
4 23 (14.47%) Ruby
4 23 (14.47%) C#
5 19 (11.95%) C
6 16 (10.06%) Perl
7 10 (6.29%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (76.10%) ISEB
2 51 (32.08%) Degree
3 43 (27.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.26%) CCNP
6 2 (1.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.79%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.40%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (21.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (14.47%) VMware
2 19 (11.95%) HP
3 13 (8.18%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) CODA
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