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

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Redhill
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redhill 1.78% 3.74% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 7.77% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Median salary £40,750 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.90% +57.14%  
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 Redhill.

Academic & Professional Certification
Redhill
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 103 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 34.67% 48.13% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 72
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £28,400 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

ISTQB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 28 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 Redhill region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Selenium
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
5 8 (36.36%) HP
5 8 (36.36%) C++
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 8 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Shell Script

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 9 (40.91%) Selenium
3 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 8 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) V-Model
8 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
10 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
10 2 (9.09%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C++
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
1 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software