The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redhill with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Redhill
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redhill 0.51% 1.43% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 3.77% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -6.87%  

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 Redhill.

Academic & Professional Certification
Redhill
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 53 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 42.05% 37.86% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 50 87
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £31,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redhill 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 Redhill

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Redhill

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Redhill

For the 6 months to 26 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 Redhill region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA