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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 543 594
Rank change year-on-year +10 +51  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 79 93 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.97% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 71 79
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £34,950 £36,750
% change year-on-year +8.01% -4.89%  

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 8348 9636 11615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 22.99% 24.41% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6426 8084 9477
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +29 7 £43,750 +43.44% 10
Wimbledon +11 5 £47,500 -
Southwark - 1 £29,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 104 (91.23%) ISTQB
2 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (59.65%) ISEB
4 63 (55.26%) Test Automation
5 49 (42.98%) Finance
6 48 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 41 (35.96%) Degree
8 34 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
9 33 (28.95%) QA
9 33 (28.95%) SDLC
10 32 (28.07%) Selenium
11 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
12 26 (22.81%) HP
13 25 (21.93%) HP UFT
13 25 (21.93%) BDD
14 23 (20.18%) Banking
15 22 (19.30%) Java
15 22 (19.30%) Functional Testing
16 21 (18.42%) Performance Testing
17 20 (17.54%) Test Management
18 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (16.67%) TDD
19 18 (15.79%) SQL
20 17 (14.91%) Oracle
20 17 (14.91%) C#
20 17 (14.91%) JIRA
20 17 (14.91%) DevOps
20 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
21 15 (13.16%) Retail

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 4 (3.51%) Confluence
1 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
1 1 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.75%) GIS
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 32 (28.07%) Selenium
2 25 (21.93%) HP UFT
3 17 (14.91%) JIRA
4 12 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.53%) JMeter
5 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.77%) LoadRunner
6 8 (7.02%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (5.26%) SilkTest
7 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.39%) eggPlant
9 4 (3.51%) Appium
9 4 (3.51%) NeoLoad
10 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.63%) Calabash
10 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 23 (20.18%) Banking
3 15 (13.16%) Retail
4 11 (9.65%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.26%) Front Office
6 6 (5.26%) General Ledger
7 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Analyst
1 43 (37.72%) Test Analyst
2 18 (15.79%) Tester
3 16 (14.04%) Consultant
4 12 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 11 (9.65%) Test Consultant
5 11 (9.65%) Test Leader
6 9 (7.89%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Excel Analyst
7 8 (7.02%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) QA Manager
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) QA Test Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Software Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Systems Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.40%) Web Services
2 12 (10.53%) XML
3 9 (7.89%) .NET
4 6 (5.26%) HTML
5 4 (3.51%) DCOM
5 4 (3.51%) LAMP
5 4 (3.51%) SOAP
5 4 (3.51%) XBRL
6 3 (2.63%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) MPEG
5 1 (0.88%) STB
5 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.88%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Linux
1 7 (6.14%) Unix
2 6 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (55.26%) Test Automation
3 48 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
4 34 (29.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 33 (28.95%) SDLC
6 25 (21.93%) BDD
7 22 (19.30%) Functional Testing
8 21 (18.42%) Performance Testing
9 20 (17.54%) Test Management
10 19 (16.67%) TDD
11 17 (14.91%) DevOps
11 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
13 14 (12.28%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (11.40%) Defect Management
14 13 (11.40%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (11.40%) Process Management
14 13 (11.40%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) Java
2 18 (15.79%) SQL
3 17 (14.91%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) Python
5 6 (5.26%) Perl
5 6 (5.26%) Ruby
6 5 (4.39%) C
6 5 (4.39%) C++
6 5 (4.39%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.51%) PHP
7 4 (3.51%) VB
8 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (91.23%) ISTQB
2 68 (59.65%) ISEB
3 41 (35.96%) Degree
4 10 (8.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.95%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.63%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (22.81%) HP
3 17 (14.91%) Oracle
4 14 (12.28%) SAP
5 8 (7.02%) Capita
6 5 (4.39%) Cognizant
7 4 (3.51%) Citrix
7 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (1.75%) Northgate
10 1 (0.88%) ATG
10 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.88%) Demandware
10 1 (0.88%) EMC
10 1 (0.88%) hybris
10 1 (0.88%) Pega
10 1 (0.88%) Snow
10 1 (0.88%) Teradata
10 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.88%) Workday
London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Charles Taylor Plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago