Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 296 319
Rank change year-on-year +45 +23 +83
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 75 80 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.49% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 102
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +17.35%
10th Percentile £25,600 £31,450 £32,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £75,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.45%

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2507 3209 5245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.26% 23.85% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2854 4439
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in the City of London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in the City of London.

Salary trend for ISTQB in the City of London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 55 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 46 (61.33%) ISEB
3 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (49.33%) Test Scripting
5 29 (38.67%) Selenium
5 29 (38.67%) Test Strategy
6 28 (37.33%) Degree
7 27 (36.00%) QA
8 24 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (29.33%) Finance
10 21 (28.00%) SQL
10 21 (28.00%) Software Testing
11 20 (26.67%) HP UFT
12 19 (25.33%) Java
13 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
13 17 (22.67%) SDLC
14 14 (18.67%) WebDriver
14 14 (18.67%) Scrum
14 14 (18.67%) SAP
15 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
15 13 (17.33%) Ruby
15 13 (17.33%) Test Management
15 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
16 12 (16.00%) BDD
16 12 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (14.67%) Legal
17 11 (14.67%) C#
17 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 3 (4.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Selenium
2 20 (26.67%) HP UFT
3 14 (18.67%) WebDriver
4 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
5 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (13.33%) LoadRunner
7 8 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (10.67%) Gatling
8 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.00%) JIRA
11 2 (2.67%) Capybara
11 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.67%) JMeter
12 1 (1.33%) JBehave
12 1 (1.33%) Maven
12 1 (1.33%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (1.33%) SilkTest
12 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Legal
3 10 (13.33%) Law
4 9 (12.00%) Banking
4 9 (12.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Analyst
1 34 (45.33%) Test Analyst
2 22 (29.33%) Test Leader
3 12 (16.00%) Tester
4 10 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 10 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Automation Tester
6 7 (9.33%) Graduate
6 7 (9.33%) Graduate Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Graduate Software Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Programme Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Software Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 4 (5.33%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) Apache CXF
4 2 (2.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) COM
5 1 (1.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.67%) Fintech
4 7 (9.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (49.33%) Test Scripting
4 29 (38.67%) Test Strategy
5 24 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.67%) SDLC
8 14 (18.67%) Scrum
9 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
9 13 (17.33%) Test Management
10 12 (16.00%) BDD
10 12 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.33%) Service Management
12 8 (10.67%) Microservices
13 7 (9.33%) Process Management
14 6 (8.00%) Mathematics
14 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.00%) System Testing
14 6 (8.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) Ruby
4 11 (14.67%) C#
5 10 (13.33%) Python
6 8 (10.67%) C
7 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.33%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (61.33%) ISEB
2 28 (37.33%) Degree
3 12 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.67%) HND
7 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) SAP
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) HP
5 3 (4.00%) Birst
5 3 (4.00%) Siebel
5 3 (4.00%) Workday
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.33%) Teradata
6 1 (1.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago