ISTQB Jobs in the South East

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 349 350 332
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 -51
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 47 64 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.42% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 1.06% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 82
10th Percentile - £33,300 £28,850
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £37,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% -
75th Percentile £51,250 £49,211 £54,688
90th Percentile £51,875 £55,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,732 6,042 6,374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 34.54% 39.73% 32.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,666 2,672 3,146
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,000 £67,109 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in the South East.

Salary trend for ISTQB in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in the South East over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hampshire -13 26 £37,500 - 2
Thames Valley -3 13 £47,500 +10.47% 4
Berkshire +25 10 £40,000 -49.21% 3
Middlesex - 4 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -29 3 £52,500 +19.32% 1
Sussex - 2 £32,750 -
Surrey +10 1 £50,000 - 2
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (44.68%) SaaS
2 10 (21.28%) Azure
3 7 (14.89%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (2.13%) AWS
4 1 (2.13%) CloudBees
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) OLTP
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) TestRail
3 5 (10.64%) eggPlant
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Cypress.io
6 1 (2.13%) Git
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Postman
6 1 (2.13%) Protractor
6 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (40.43%) Organisational Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Social Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
1 21 (44.68%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Lead
3 10 (21.28%) Test Leader
4 9 (19.15%) QA Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) QA Leader
4 9 (19.15%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) REST
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Core
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Playwright
2 1 (2.13%) Puppeteer
2 1 (2.13%) WPF
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.26%) Low-Code
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Product Ownership
3 1 (2.13%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) Test Automation
2 33 (70.21%) Software Testing
3 23 (48.94%) Test Strategy
4 21 (44.68%) Agile
5 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
5 19 (40.43%) Web Testing
6 14 (29.79%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.53%) User Experience
8 11 (23.40%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 11 (23.40%) Test Management
8 11 (23.40%) Web Development
9 10 (21.28%) Actionable Insight
9 10 (21.28%) Agile Testing
9 10 (21.28%) CI/CD
9 10 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (21.28%) Requirements Gathering
9 10 (21.28%) Roadmaps
9 10 (21.28%) Test Assurance
9 10 (21.28%) Test Planning
10 8 (17.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Scala
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) COBOL
5 1 (2.13%) HLASM
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) REXX
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) ISEB
2 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (78.72%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Databricks
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.13%) Peregrine