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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.83% 0.35% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 1.15% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 23
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 174 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.06% 30.63% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 181
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Guildford region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (70.00%) Cryptography
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (70.00%) Open Source
3 7 (70.00%) C
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 7 (70.00%) Online Security
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Big Data
3 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (70.00%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (70.00%) Blockchain
3 7 (70.00%) Data Lake
3 7 (70.00%) Master's Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
7 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing

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 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) Blockchain
1 7 (70.00%) Data Lake
1 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (70.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Cryptography
2 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Online Security
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik