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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 42 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 3.14% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 0.70% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
125 143 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 43.55% 38.75% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 111 136 101
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,600 £55,000
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 5 March 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 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (81.25%) ISEB
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (37.50%) System Testing
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) ATDD
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) WPF
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) WinForms

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Tester
3 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Web Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
1 3 (18.75%) WinForms
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (37.50%) System Testing
6 6 (37.50%) BDD
6 6 (37.50%) ATDD
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Usability Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 1 (6.25%) People Management
11 1 (6.25%) Change Control
11 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft