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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.97% 1.07% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 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 £35,000
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
143 160 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 40.17% 42.67% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 147
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Automated Testing
3 25 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 22 (62.86%) ISEB
5 20 (57.14%) TDD
6 17 (48.57%) Scrum
7 15 (42.86%) Manual Testing
7 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
8 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (34.29%) Information Management
10 12 (34.29%) Resource Management
11 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
11 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) QA
12 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
12 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
13 9 (25.71%) ATDD
13 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
13 9 (25.71%) BDD
13 9 (25.71%) System Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
13 9 (25.71%) IIS
14 8 (22.86%) Windows
14 8 (22.86%) .NET
14 8 (22.86%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (25.71%) IIS
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.71%) Moq
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Test Manager
4 8 (22.86%) Web Tester
5 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) Qt
3 2 (5.71%) WPF
3 2 (5.71%) LINQ
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) EFT
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (77.14%) Automated Testing
3 25 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 20 (57.14%) TDD
5 17 (48.57%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) Manual Testing
6 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
7 12 (34.29%) Information Management
7 12 (34.29%) Resource Management
8 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
8 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
10 9 (25.71%) ATDD
10 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
10 9 (25.71%) BDD
10 9 (25.71%) System Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
11 8 (22.86%) User Stories
12 6 (17.14%) UML
12 6 (17.14%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) ISEB
2 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft