The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.55% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £68,753 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,688
% change year-on-year - -3.06%  

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 Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 88 52 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 48.35% 20.80% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 108 103 107
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,732 £51,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Croydon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Delivery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA