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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 48 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.71% 3.93% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 8.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
142 222 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 42.77% 45.87% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 209 146
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (86.67%) ISEB
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) ATDD
4 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (46.67%) System Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) WinForms
8 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WinForms
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) EFT
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 7 (46.67%) ATDD
4 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
4 7 (46.67%) System Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.67%) People Management
9 1 (6.67%) Change Control
9 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft