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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Woking
Rank 39 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.63% 0.66% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 2.74% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Median salary £52,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +3.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
60 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 26.32% 23.93% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46 66 102
Median salary £50,000 £44,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,043 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

The demand trend of job ads across the Woking region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Woking region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Back Office
3 14 (82.35%) Selenium
4 10 (58.82%) QA
5 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Ruby
5 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
5 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) Open Source
5 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
5 8 (47.06%) Web Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) Confluence
6 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Load Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (88.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Senior Test Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Open Source
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Web Testing
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Load Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
1 8 (47.06%) Python
1 8 (47.06%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware