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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.85% 1.68% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 4.58% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 4
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
113 153 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 32.19% 36.78% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 104 148 155
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (20.00%) CODA
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) ATDD
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Algorithms

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (20.00%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) ATDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CODA