ISTQB Jobs in England

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 687 631 557
Rank change year-on-year -56 -74 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 153 305 784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.34% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.05% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 111 208 387
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £53,500 £55,250 £56,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,625 £66,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,586 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.69% +5.75% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,484 29,082 36,331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 28.31% 32.87% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15,742 13,274 16,890
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,712 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in England

ISTQB
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in England.

Salary trend for ISTQB in England

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in England over the 6 months to 20 May 2024.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in England

ISTQB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the England region over the 6 months to 20 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South East +7 49 £42,500 +2.41% 14
London +61 26 £52,500 +5.00% 8
South West -30 26 £38,750 -23.65% 4
Midlands -31 23 £49,329 +3.85% 12
North of England -22 21 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Yorkshire +42 15 £52,500 +23.53% 4
East Midlands -22 12 £36,500 -2.67% 1
West Midlands -7 11 £63,300 +26.60% 11
East of England -4 8 £40,000 -23.81% 3
North West -18 6 £37,500 -25.00% 5
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.96%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.92%) Azure
2 30 (19.61%) SaaS
3 19 (12.42%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (5.88%) AWS
5 5 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.61%) Cloud Composer
6 4 (2.61%) Cloud Functions
6 4 (2.61%) Datadog
6 4 (2.61%) dbt
6 4 (2.61%) GCP
6 4 (2.61%) GitHub
6 4 (2.61%) GitHub Actions
6 4 (2.61%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 4 (2.61%) Snowflake
7 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.65%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (1.96%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Multicast
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.61%) Tableau
3 3 (1.96%) Big Data
4 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (32.03%) Selenium
2 43 (28.10%) JIRA
3 17 (11.11%) TestRail
4 12 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.54%) JMeter
6 8 (5.23%) Postman
7 6 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.92%) Zephyr
8 5 (3.27%) eggPlant
8 5 (3.27%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.27%) MSTest
8 5 (3.27%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.27%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.61%) Git
10 3 (1.96%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.31%) Cypress.io
11 2 (1.31%) NUnit
11 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.31%) TestComplete
General
1 49 (32.03%) Social Skills
2 26 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (13.07%) Organisational Skills
4 14 (9.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 7 (4.58%) Retail
7 5 (3.27%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.27%) Games
8 4 (2.61%) Finance
9 3 (1.96%) Banking
9 3 (1.96%) Electronics
9 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) Agriculture
11 1 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 48 (31.37%) Analyst
2 39 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 35 (22.88%) Test Engineer
4 23 (15.03%) Lead
5 19 (12.42%) QA Analyst
5 19 (12.42%) QA Leader
6 18 (11.76%) Senior
6 18 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 17 (11.11%) Tester
8 14 (9.15%) Test Manager
9 13 (8.50%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (7.19%) Software Tester
11 10 (6.54%) QA Automation Analyst
11 10 (6.54%) QA Test Analyst
12 9 (5.88%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
12 9 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (5.23%) QA Engineer
14 7 (4.58%) Senior QA Analyst
15 6 (3.92%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) REST
2 7 (4.58%) .NET
3 6 (3.92%) Playwright
4 4 (2.61%) XML
5 3 (1.96%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) ADO
6 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.65%) Laravel
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) Node.js
6 1 (0.65%) Puppeteer
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.19%) Product Ownership
2 11 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.96%) IoT
4 3 (1.96%) Low-Code
5 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) PMI
6 1 (0.65%) SCADA
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.03%) Windows
2 15 (9.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (58.17%) Test Automation
2 88 (57.52%) Software Testing
3 80 (52.29%) Agile
4 55 (35.95%) Test Strategy
5 46 (30.07%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (30.07%) Regression Testing
6 45 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 41 (26.80%) Manual Testing
8 37 (24.18%) Test Management
9 33 (21.57%) DevOps
10 31 (20.26%) Defect Management
11 27 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (16.99%) Computer Science
13 25 (16.34%) CI/CD
14 24 (15.69%) SDLC
15 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
15 22 (14.38%) Software Engineering
16 21 (13.73%) Test Planning
16 21 (13.73%) Web Testing
17 18 (11.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) Python
2 22 (14.38%) SQL
3 19 (12.42%) C#
4 8 (5.23%) Java
5 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.96%) C++
7 3 (1.96%) Scala
8 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (30.72%) ISEB
2 40 (26.14%) Degree
3 24 (15.69%) Security Cleared
4 22 (14.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (9.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (8.50%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (3.92%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.27%) CAPM
9 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (3.27%) PMP
10 4 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.96%) AWS Certification
12 2 (1.31%) HND
13 1 (0.65%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (52.29%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.31%) Firmware
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.27%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.19%) Google
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle
4 5 (3.27%) HP
5 4 (2.61%) Peregrine
6 3 (1.96%) Databricks
7 2 (1.31%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.65%) Splunk