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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 43 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.59% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 1.28% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £29,750 £27,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.17% -22.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
140 156 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 45.31% 43.09% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 137 145 162
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 21 October 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Woking

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Software Testing
4 18 (56.25%) ISEB
5 16 (50.00%) TDD
6 15 (46.88%) Scrum
6 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
7 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 12 (37.50%) Information Management
8 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (37.50%) Resource Management
9 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
9 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
10 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
10 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
11 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (28.13%) IIS
12 8 (25.00%) Windows
12 8 (25.00%) QA
13 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
13 7 (21.88%) Java
14 6 (18.75%) .NET
14 6 (18.75%) UML
14 6 (18.75%) System Testing
14 6 (18.75%) WCF
14 6 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (28.13%) IIS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Test Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Test Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Web Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) EFT
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Software Testing
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
6 12 (37.50%) Information Management
6 12 (37.50%) Resource Management
7 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
8 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
8 10 (31.25%) Business Analysis
9 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
11 6 (18.75%) UML
11 6 (18.75%) System Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
11 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.75%) BDD
11 6 (18.75%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft