The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 531 518
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 45 120 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 1.10% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 80 85
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -  

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8027 10916 11111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.69% 25.68% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 9049 9070
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in London

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 6 £39,500 -41.48% 5
Beckenham - 1 £40,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £32,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 London region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 77 (80.21%) ISTQB
2 63 (65.63%) ISEB
3 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (36.46%) SQL
4 35 (36.46%) Test Scripting
4 35 (36.46%) Test Automation
5 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
5 34 (35.42%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) QA
7 26 (27.08%) BDD
8 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
9 24 (25.00%) Degree
10 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
10 23 (23.96%) DevOps
10 23 (23.96%) SDLC
11 22 (22.92%) Selenium
11 22 (22.92%) Oracle
11 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
12 21 (21.88%) C
12 21 (21.88%) JIRA
13 20 (20.83%) Test Strategy
13 20 (20.83%) Finance
14 19 (19.79%) TDD
14 19 (19.79%) Test Management
15 18 (18.75%) Web Services
16 17 (17.71%) Windows
16 17 (17.71%) Integration Testing
16 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
16 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
17 16 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (7.29%) ArcGIS
1 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
1 7 (7.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
2 4 (4.17%) Documentum
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.54%) MS Office
3 7 (7.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) GIS
2 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.04%) Endeca
6 1 (1.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Selenium
2 21 (21.88%) JIRA
3 17 (17.71%) Cucumber
4 15 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 12 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 11 (11.46%) SpecFlow
7 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 9 (9.38%) JMeter
8 8 (8.33%) Appium
8 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.29%) Capybara
9 7 (7.29%) ClearCase
9 7 (7.29%) Gerrit
9 7 (7.29%) Mercurial
9 7 (7.29%) SoapUI
9 7 (7.29%) WATIR
10 6 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
11 5 (5.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Analyst
2 37 (38.54%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Test Manager
4 12 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Development Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Test Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Software Development Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Software Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Tester
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Graduate
8 5 (5.21%) Graduate Test Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Software Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) Web Services
2 15 (15.63%) XML
3 7 (7.29%) Dojo
3 7 (7.29%) GWT
3 7 (7.29%) J2EE
3 7 (7.29%) JSF
4 5 (5.21%) LAMP
5 4 (4.17%) HTML
6 3 (3.13%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.08%) .NET
7 2 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.08%) Robotics
5 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) MPEG
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.04%) STB
6 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Linux
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.17%) Kali Linux
5 4 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.46%) Test Automation
2 35 (36.46%) Test Scripting
3 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
4 26 (27.08%) BDD
5 23 (23.96%) DevOps
5 23 (23.96%) SDLC
6 20 (20.83%) Test Strategy
7 19 (19.79%) TDD
7 19 (19.79%) Test Management
8 17 (17.71%) Integration Testing
9 16 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (15.63%) Process Management
11 14 (14.58%) Exploratory Testing
11 14 (14.58%) Manual Testing
11 14 (14.58%) Test Planning
12 13 (13.54%) Functional Testing
12 13 (13.54%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 34 (35.42%) Java
3 21 (21.88%) C
4 12 (12.50%) C#
5 11 (11.46%) Ruby
6 10 (10.42%) Python
7 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.25%) Perl
10 5 (5.21%) C++
11 4 (4.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (80.21%) ISTQB
2 63 (65.63%) ISEB
3 25 (26.04%) Security Cleared
4 24 (25.00%) Degree
5 23 (23.96%) DV Cleared
6 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (7.29%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.38%) QA
2 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
1 22 (22.92%) Oracle
2 14 (14.58%) HP
3 7 (7.29%) ESRI
3 7 (7.29%) Fujitsu
3 7 (7.29%) Google
3 7 (7.29%) Lumension
3 7 (7.29%) SAP
3 7 (7.29%) Sophos
4 5 (5.21%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.17%) ATG
5 4 (4.17%) Demandware
5 4 (4.17%) EMC
5 4 (4.17%) hybris
5 4 (4.17%) Pega
6 3 (3.13%) CA
6 3 (3.13%) Cognos
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
6 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.08%) Northgate
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