The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reigate with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Reigate
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 52 44
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reigate 13.53% 3.71% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.27% 12.07% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 10
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25%  
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 Reigate.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reigate
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 44 116 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reigate 25.88% 30.77% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43 112 91
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reigate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reigate 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 Reigate

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Reigate

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Reigate

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Reigate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Reigate over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Reigate

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reigate region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 33 (94.29%) Finance
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) ISEB
3 29 (82.86%) Automated Testing
4 28 (80.00%) Software Testing
5 27 (77.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (65.71%) Test Automation
7 22 (62.86%) Test Strategy
8 20 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (54.29%) Line Management
9 19 (54.29%) Mentoring
9 19 (54.29%) System Testing
9 19 (54.29%) Unit Testing
10 18 (51.43%) Scrum
11 17 (48.57%) Configuration Management
12 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
13 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (37.14%) C#
15 12 (34.29%) SQL
15 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
15 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
16 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
16 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (25.71%) QA
18 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
18 8 (22.86%) Time Management
18 8 (22.86%) TDD
18 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
18 8 (22.86%) SDLC
18 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reigate 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 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.00%) Selenium
3 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 7 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 7 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.29%) NUnit
5 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (11.43%) Protractor
7 3 (8.57%) MSTest
8 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.86%) JIRA
9 1 (2.86%) JUnit
9 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (94.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Test Manager
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Software Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Actuarial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Actuarial Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (82.86%) Automated Testing
3 28 (80.00%) Software Testing
4 27 (77.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (65.71%) Test Automation
6 22 (62.86%) Test Strategy
7 20 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (54.29%) Line Management
8 19 (54.29%) Mentoring
8 19 (54.29%) System Testing
8 19 (54.29%) Unit Testing
9 18 (51.43%) Scrum
10 17 (48.57%) Configuration Management
11 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
12 12 (34.29%) Regression Testing
13 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
14 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
14 8 (22.86%) SDLC
14 8 (22.86%) TDD
14 8 (22.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) ISEB
2 14 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) TOWER Software
2 4 (11.43%) HP
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