The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Woking region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.73% 1.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.74% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
168 176 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 35.29% 44.11% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 161 168 134
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Surrey

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Woking region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Woking

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Woking region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 25 (78.13%) Automated Testing
3 19 (59.38%) TDD
3 19 (59.38%) ISEB
4 17 (53.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
7 12 (37.50%) ATDD
7 12 (37.50%) BDD
7 12 (37.50%) Information Management
7 12 (37.50%) Resource Management
7 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 12 (37.50%) System Testing
7 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
9 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (31.25%) QA
9 10 (31.25%) User Stories
9 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.88%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) IIS
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
13 4 (12.50%) Windows
13 4 (12.50%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Moq
2 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Test Manager
2 14 (43.75%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Test Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Web Tester
4 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) WPF
2 2 (6.25%) LINQ
2 2 (6.25%) Qt
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 25 (78.13%) Automated Testing
3 19 (59.38%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
5 12 (37.50%) ATDD
5 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) Information Management
5 12 (37.50%) Resource Management
5 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 12 (37.50%) System Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
7 10 (31.25%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft