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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 49 62
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking - 3.56% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.52% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 4
Average salary - £48,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
90 189 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 28.21% 37.43% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 86 181 169
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
5 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 4 (44.44%) System Testing
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) ATDD
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
7 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) People Management
8 1 (11.11%) Change Control
8 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (11.11%) EFT
8 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 1 (11.11%) Information Management
8 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 1 (11.11%) QA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (22.22%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EFT
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ATDD
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 1 (11.11%) People Management
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Information Management
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA