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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 45 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.42% 2.26% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 5.17% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
72 116 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 25.53% 43.61% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 64 104 138
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) Selenium
5 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) QA
6 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) System Testing
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (20.00%) ATDD
8 2 (20.00%) BDD
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) ColdFusion
8 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
8 2 (20.00%) ITSM
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) Java
9 1 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (10.00%) CRM
9 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
9 1 (10.00%) CODA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Web Tester
3 5 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Tester
4 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (30.00%) QA Manual Tester
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Manual Tester
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Tester
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (20.00%) UAT Tester
7 1 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) Junior
7 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
7 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
7 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (30.00%) System Testing
7 2 (20.00%) ATDD
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) ITSM
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (10.00%) CRM
8 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CODA