The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
London / Hammersmith
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 3.87% 4.76% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 9.09% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +84.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 Hammersmith.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hammersmith
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 30 44 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 19.35% 52.38% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 13
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +39.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith 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 Hammersmith

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hammersmith

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Capybara
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) QA Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (42.86%) Sensu
4 3 (42.86%) logstash
4 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
5 2 (28.57%) Java

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Capybara
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
2 4 (57.14%) QA Automation Tester
2 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Tester
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) QA Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian