Period
to 18 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 204 141
Rank change year-on-year +14 -63 +57
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 27 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.56% 0.52% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 1.79% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 95
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,375 £28,100
90th Percentile £78,400 £78,625 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +16.44% -2.67%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,347 1,507 1,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.17% 29.18% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1,234 1,376
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Surrey

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Surrey

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Surrey

ISTQB
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +12 8 £50,000 +28.21%
Guildford -2 6 £32,500 -4.41%
Redhill +6 5 £83,500 -
Reigate 0 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Staines - 1 £36,250 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 17 (70.83%) QA
4 16 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 10 (41.67%) User Stories
6 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 9 (37.50%) HP ALM
6 9 (37.50%) HP
6 9 (37.50%) C#
6 9 (37.50%) Unix
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 8 (33.33%) SOAP
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Use Case
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
8 7 (29.17%) Spring
8 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (25.00%) Selenium
9 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
10 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.83%) SDLC

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
6 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 10 (41.67%) User Stories
5 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (33.33%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 8 (33.33%) Use Case
7 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
7 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) HP ALM
2 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore