The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 42 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.29% 0.25% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 0.71% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Qualifications Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 141 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 44.66% 34.56% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 105 134 121
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) ISEB
3 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) IIS
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) UML
7 4 (28.57%) Selenium
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) ATDD
8 3 (21.43%) System Testing
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) BDD
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) UML
6 4 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (21.43%) ATDD
7 3 (21.43%) System Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware