Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.71% 0.87% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 2.72% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 32
Guildford median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% -16.67% -11.58%
10th Percentile £23,750 £30,700 £28,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £37,500 £54,750
Surrey median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -11.25% +5.26% +8.57%

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 Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 243 257 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 28.83% 31.81% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 196 240 350
Guildford median annual salary £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.95% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £21,375 £29,425 £24,950
90th Percentile £65,625 £67,500 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -2.02%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Guildford

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Guildford

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Guildford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) phpspec
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Behat
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Telerik
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Behat
1 3 (50.00%) phpspec
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik