The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 427 436
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 221 222 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.27% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 172 185 213
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8338 9778 11622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.01% 24.41% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 8196 9484
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 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in London

ISTQB
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +31 44 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Wimbledon +11 6 £51,250 -
Hammersmith - 4 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £68,753 -
Westminster - 1 £47,500 -
Southwark - 1 £29,000 -
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 273 (67.08%) Test Automation
2 262 (64.37%) ISEB
3 223 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (37.84%) Selenium
5 138 (33.91%) QA
6 122 (29.98%) Test Scripting
7 116 (28.50%) Java
8 106 (26.04%) Finance
9 105 (25.80%) Software Testing
10 104 (25.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 101 (24.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 100 (24.57%) Degree
13 99 (24.32%) Test Strategy
14 94 (23.10%) SQL
15 87 (21.38%) Non-Functional Testing
16 82 (20.15%) HP UFT
17 79 (19.41%) C#
18 77 (18.92%) Test Management
19 76 (18.67%) Cucumber
20 74 (18.18%) Functional Testing
21 69 (16.95%) Security Cleared
22 66 (16.22%) SDLC
22 66 (16.22%) LoadRunner
23 62 (15.23%) Performance Testing
24 59 (14.50%) Banking
25 57 (14.00%) HP
26 54 (13.27%) Linux
27 53 (13.02%) JIRA
27 53 (13.02%) BDD
28 51 (12.53%) Windows

ISTQB
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 11 (2.70%) Confluence
2 8 (1.97%) IIS
3 5 (1.23%) CMS
3 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.25%) Documentum
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) BrowserStack
2 5 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (0.49%) Heroku
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.98%) Firewall
1 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.49%) SNMP
3 1 (0.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.44%) Relational Database
1 14 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.74%) Big Data
6 2 (0.49%) GIS
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.25%) Endeca
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 154 (37.84%) Selenium
2 82 (20.15%) HP UFT
3 76 (18.67%) Cucumber
4 66 (16.22%) LoadRunner
5 53 (13.02%) JIRA
6 48 (11.79%) JMeter
7 47 (11.55%) WebDriver
8 42 (10.32%) Jenkins
9 22 (5.41%) Git (software)
10 18 (4.42%) NeoLoad
11 17 (4.18%) eggPlant
11 17 (4.18%) Visual Studio
12 15 (3.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (3.44%) SoapUI
14 12 (2.95%) Gatling
15 11 (2.70%) Capybara
16 10 (2.46%) JUnit
16 10 (2.46%) SpecFlow
16 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (2.46%) TestNG
General
1 106 (26.04%) Finance
2 59 (14.50%) Banking
3 27 (6.63%) Law
4 26 (6.39%) Retail
5 23 (5.65%) Legal
6 19 (4.67%) Financial Institution
7 18 (4.42%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.47%) Front Office
9 6 (1.47%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.98%) Marketing
11 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (38.57%) Analyst
2 146 (35.87%) Test Analyst
3 63 (15.48%) Test Leader
4 62 (15.23%) Tester
5 42 (10.32%) Test Engineer
6 37 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 32 (7.86%) QA Analyst
8 28 (6.88%) QA Engineer
9 27 (6.63%) Consultant
10 26 (6.39%) Automation Test Analyst
11 25 (6.14%) Automation Tester
12 24 (5.90%) Software Analyst
13 23 (5.65%) QA Test Analyst
14 22 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (5.41%) Test Consultant
15 21 (5.16%) Senior Test Analyst
16 20 (4.91%) Software Test Analyst
17 19 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
18 16 (3.93%) Automation Test Lead
19 13 (3.19%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.34%) .NET
2 37 (9.09%) Web Services
3 31 (7.62%) XML
4 29 (7.13%) HTML
5 22 (5.41%) SOAP
6 13 (3.19%) REST
7 12 (2.95%) Gherkin
7 12 (2.95%) JSON
8 10 (2.46%) CSS
9 8 (1.97%) RESTful
10 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.23%) LAMP
11 5 (1.23%) Sensu
11 5 (1.23%) WPF
12 4 (0.98%) Apache CXF
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.98%) DCOM
12 4 (0.98%) XBRL
13 2 (0.49%) COM
13 2 (0.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (11.30%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.93%) Fintech
4 13 (3.19%) User Experience
5 12 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.21%) Smart Meter
7 8 (1.97%) Cybercrime
8 7 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
8 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.23%) iPad
10 4 (0.98%) CESG
10 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.49%) Robotics
12 2 (0.49%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.27%) Linux
2 51 (12.53%) Windows
3 25 (6.14%) Unix
4 10 (2.46%) Android
4 10 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.97%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.74%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (67.08%) Test Automation
2 223 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (29.98%) Test Scripting
4 105 (25.80%) Software Testing
5 101 (24.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 99 (24.32%) Test Strategy
7 87 (21.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 77 (18.92%) Test Management
9 74 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 66 (16.22%) SDLC
11 62 (15.23%) Performance Testing
12 53 (13.02%) BDD
13 50 (12.29%) Regression Testing
13 50 (12.29%) Scenario Testing
14 49 (12.04%) Integration Testing
15 47 (11.55%) Scrum
16 44 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (10.07%) Waterfall
18 34 (8.35%) Manual Testing
18 34 (8.35%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (28.50%) Java
2 94 (23.10%) SQL
3 79 (19.41%) C#
4 46 (11.30%) Ruby
5 29 (7.13%) Python
6 22 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 21 (5.16%) C++
8 18 (4.42%) C
9 14 (3.44%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.72%) PHP
11 6 (1.47%) Groovy
12 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.98%) VB
12 4 (0.98%) VBScript
13 3 (0.74%) Perl
13 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 262 (64.37%) ISEB
2 104 (25.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 100 (24.57%) Degree
4 69 (16.95%) Security Cleared
5 33 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 25 (6.14%) SC Cleared
7 23 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (2.95%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.47%) MBCS
11 4 (0.98%) OSCP
11 4 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.49%) CCNA
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.49%) HND
12 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
13 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (33.91%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (4.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.23%) logstash
3 3 (0.74%) Puppet
4 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (14.00%) HP
2 49 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 41 (10.07%) SAP
4 38 (9.34%) Oracle
5 13 (3.19%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.97%) Capita
6 8 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.47%) Remedy
8 4 (0.98%) Citrix
9 3 (0.74%) CA
10 2 (0.49%) IBM
10 2 (0.49%) Northgate
10 2 (0.49%) Siebel
10 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.49%) Sun
11 1 (0.25%) Demandware
11 1 (0.25%) hybris
11 1 (0.25%) Tableau
11 1 (0.25%) Workday
London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £0.00 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Panacea Applications Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £31,000 per annum + benefits, subject to experience
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago