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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.67% 1.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
155 160 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 37.08% 44.32% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 150 156 138
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 29 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Automated Testing
3 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
4 24 (64.86%) ISEB
5 23 (62.16%) TDD
6 19 (51.35%) Scrum
7 17 (45.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
9 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
9 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (32.43%) ATDD
10 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (32.43%) BDD
10 12 (32.43%) System Testing
10 12 (32.43%) Information Management
10 12 (32.43%) Resource Management
11 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
12 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) QA
12 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
12 10 (27.03%) User Stories
12 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
13 9 (24.32%) IIS
14 8 (21.62%) Windows
14 8 (21.62%) .NET
15 7 (18.92%) Java
16 6 (16.22%) UML

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (24.32%) IIS
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Moq
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.70%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Test Manager
2 14 (37.84%) Tester
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Manager
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Test Manager
3 10 (27.03%) Web Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) QA Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 2 (5.41%) WPF
3 2 (5.41%) LINQ
3 2 (5.41%) Qt
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) EFT
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) Automated Testing
3 28 (75.68%) Software Testing
4 23 (62.16%) TDD
5 19 (51.35%) Scrum
6 15 (40.54%) Test Strategy
7 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
7 13 (35.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (32.43%) Information Management
8 12 (32.43%) Resource Management
8 12 (32.43%) ATDD
8 12 (32.43%) System Testing
8 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
8 12 (32.43%) BDD
9 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
10 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
10 10 (27.03%) User Stories
11 6 (16.22%) Black-Box Testing
11 6 (16.22%) UML
12 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
Woking, Surrey
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