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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 427 392
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 196 231 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 2.12% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 166 171 225
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,377 £67,500 £70,000
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 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
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 30 March 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 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 +19 34 £50,000 - 14
Hammersmith -10 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Kingston Upon Thames +16 4 £42,500 +7.59%
West End of London +11 1 £42,250 - 1
Croydon +7 1 £68,753 +52.78%
Chiswick - 1 £60,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 267 (69.17%) ISEB
2 212 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (48.96%) QA
4 158 (40.93%) Selenium
5 148 (38.34%) SQL
6 135 (34.97%) Java
7 117 (30.31%) Finance
8 105 (27.20%) Test Automation
9 102 (26.42%) Test Scripting
10 101 (26.17%) Test Strategy
11 100 (25.91%) Test Management
12 99 (25.65%) Software Testing
13 97 (25.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 82 (21.24%) Cucumber
15 78 (20.21%) Functional Testing
16 77 (19.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 77 (19.95%) JIRA
17 74 (19.17%) XML
18 73 (18.91%) Non-Functional Testing
19 72 (18.65%) Oracle
19 72 (18.65%) Degree
20 70 (18.13%) HP
21 64 (16.58%) BDD
21 64 (16.58%) Automation Testing
22 63 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (16.32%) SDLC
22 63 (16.32%) Security Cleared
22 63 (16.32%) C#
23 62 (16.06%) HP UFT
24 56 (14.51%) LoadRunner

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 16 (4.15%) IIS
2 13 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.11%) Confluence
4 7 (1.81%) ArcGIS
4 7 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.81%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.81%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (1.04%) Documentum
6 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (11.40%) MS Office
2 40 (10.36%) MS Excel
3 23 (5.96%) MS Project
4 22 (5.70%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (1.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.81%) GitHub
2 6 (1.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) Heroku
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.07%) Firewall
2 7 (1.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Multicast
4 1 (0.26%) RTSP
4 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.77%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 21 (5.44%) SQL Server
4 18 (4.66%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.89%) GIS
6 9 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.04%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
11 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.52%) Big Data
13 1 (0.26%) Endeca
13 1 (0.26%) MySQL
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 158 (40.93%) Selenium
2 82 (21.24%) Cucumber
3 77 (19.95%) JIRA
4 62 (16.06%) HP UFT
5 56 (14.51%) LoadRunner
6 49 (12.69%) WebDriver
7 41 (10.62%) Jenkins
8 33 (8.55%) JMeter
9 31 (8.03%) Git (software)
10 28 (7.25%) SoapUI
11 16 (4.15%) JUnit
11 16 (4.15%) TestNG
12 12 (3.11%) Appium
12 12 (3.11%) SpecFlow
13 11 (2.85%) Capybara
13 11 (2.85%) Visual Studio
14 10 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (2.59%) eggPlant
14 10 (2.59%) Mercurial
14 10 (2.59%) Subversion
General
1 117 (30.31%) Finance
2 56 (14.51%) Banking
3 29 (7.51%) Law
4 27 (6.99%) Legal
5 20 (5.18%) Retail
6 10 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (0.78%) Marketing
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (36.01%) Analyst
2 124 (32.12%) Test Analyst
3 66 (17.10%) Test Leader
4 61 (15.80%) Tester
5 43 (11.14%) QA Engineer
6 37 (9.59%) Test Manager
7 35 (9.07%) QA Analyst
8 33 (8.55%) Senior Analyst
8 33 (8.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 27 (6.99%) Test Engineer
10 24 (6.22%) Automation Tester
11 22 (5.70%) Lead Tester
12 21 (5.44%) QA Test Analyst
13 18 (4.66%) QA Tester
13 18 (4.66%) Software Analyst
13 18 (4.66%) Team Leader
13 18 (4.66%) Test Team Leader
14 17 (4.40%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (3.89%) Siebel Tester
16 14 (3.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.17%) XML
2 50 (12.95%) Web Services
3 29 (7.51%) .NET
4 28 (7.25%) SOAP
5 22 (5.70%) HTML
6 13 (3.37%) REST
7 11 (2.85%) J2EE
7 11 (2.85%) JSON
8 9 (2.33%) Gherkin
9 8 (2.07%) GWT
10 7 (1.81%) CSS
10 7 (1.81%) Dojo
10 7 (1.81%) JSF
10 7 (1.81%) LAMP
10 7 (1.81%) XBRL
11 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.55%) Node.js
11 6 (1.55%) WPF
12 5 (1.30%) RESTful
13 3 (0.78%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 35 (9.07%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.59%) Fintech
5 9 (2.33%) User Experience
6 7 (1.81%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.55%) iPad
8 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.04%) CESG
9 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.04%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.78%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.78%) Robotics
11 2 (0.52%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.26%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.26%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.14%) Linux
2 41 (10.62%) Windows
3 31 (8.03%) Unix
4 11 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.81%) Android
6 7 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.81%) Kali Linux
7 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (27.20%) Test Automation
3 102 (26.42%) Test Scripting
4 101 (26.17%) Test Strategy
5 100 (25.91%) Test Management
6 99 (25.65%) Software Testing
7 97 (25.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 78 (20.21%) Functional Testing
9 73 (18.91%) Non-Functional Testing
10 64 (16.58%) Automation Testing
10 64 (16.58%) BDD
11 63 (16.32%) SDLC
12 49 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (12.69%) Manual Testing
13 48 (12.44%) Performance Testing
14 47 (12.18%) Waterfall
15 46 (11.92%) Automated Testing
15 46 (11.92%) Scrum
16 45 (11.66%) Defect Management
17 40 (10.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.34%) SQL
2 135 (34.97%) Java
3 63 (16.32%) C#
4 32 (8.29%) Ruby
5 28 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.44%) C++
7 20 (5.18%) C
8 17 (4.40%) Python
9 15 (3.89%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.81%) Groovy
11 7 (1.81%) PHP
12 5 (1.30%) VBA
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
13 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.78%) VBScript
14 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 267 (69.17%) ISEB
2 77 (19.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 72 (18.65%) Degree
4 63 (16.32%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.88%) DV Cleared
6 31 (8.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 23 (5.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.30%) MBCS
10 4 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.04%) OSCP
11 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.52%) PMP
12 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.26%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (48.96%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) SDET
3 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (13.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.55%) Puppet
3 3 (0.78%) logstash
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (18.65%) Oracle
2 70 (18.13%) HP
3 46 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 40 (10.36%) SAP
5 24 (6.22%) Siebel
6 22 (5.70%) Sun
7 10 (2.59%) ATG
7 10 (2.59%) Cognizant
8 9 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.07%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.81%) ESRI
10 7 (1.81%) Fujitsu
10 7 (1.81%) Google
10 7 (1.81%) Lumension
10 7 (1.81%) Sophos
11 6 (1.55%) IBM
12 5 (1.30%) Charles River
13 4 (1.04%) Demandware
13 4 (1.04%) EMC
13 4 (1.04%) Pega
Surbiton, UK
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + health
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
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
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Greater London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £42,570 to £68,350 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London, UK
Octopus Labs
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago