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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 146 119
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 40 48 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.49% 1.31% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 3.97% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 93
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,750 £45,000
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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 853 1210 1370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 31.80% 32.95% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 704 987 1193
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +4 13 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Walton-on-Thames +34 7 £36,000 +14.28%
Woking +21 3 £52,500 -
Guildford +18 3 £35,000 - 1
Camberley - 2 £40,000 -
Staines +7 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Leatherhead +7 1 £46,500 - 2
Redhill -12 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £45,000 -
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 79 (79.80%) Test Automation
2 75 (75.76%) ISEB
3 61 (61.62%) Finance
4 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (50.51%) QA
5 50 (50.51%) Test Strategy
6 46 (46.46%) Software Testing
7 42 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 40 (40.40%) Regression Testing
9 37 (37.37%) Degree
10 34 (34.34%) Selenium
10 34 (34.34%) Scrum
11 33 (33.33%) Test Scripting
12 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
13 30 (30.30%) C
13 30 (30.30%) C++
13 30 (30.30%) SQL
13 30 (30.30%) System Testing
14 27 (27.27%) Java
14 27 (27.27%) C#
14 27 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (26.26%) Non-Functional Testing
16 25 (25.25%) Linux
17 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
17 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
18 22 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (22.22%) Time Management
18 22 (22.22%) Python
19 21 (21.21%) Manual Testing
19 21 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (5.05%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) VoIP
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) Hadoop
3 7 (7.07%) Big Data
3 7 (7.07%) Blockchain
3 7 (7.07%) Data Lake
4 3 (3.03%) DB2
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (34.34%) Selenium
2 21 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (20.20%) Visual Studio
4 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
5 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
6 14 (14.14%) InstallShield
7 13 (13.13%) JIRA
8 9 (9.09%) Subversion
9 8 (8.08%) LoadRunner
9 8 (8.08%) TeamCity
9 8 (8.08%) TestComplete
9 8 (8.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (7.07%) NUnit
11 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
11 6 (6.06%) Protractor
11 6 (6.06%) SpecFlow
12 5 (5.05%) MSTest
12 5 (5.05%) SoapUI
13 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.04%) HP UFT
General
1 61 (61.62%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 14 (14.14%) Aerospace
3 14 (14.14%) Automotive
4 6 (6.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Back Office
6 4 (4.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (36.36%) Analyst
2 31 (31.31%) Test Analyst
3 22 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 19 (19.19%) Test Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Tester
6 13 (13.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 11 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.10%) QA Tester
9 8 (8.08%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (8.08%) QA Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Unix Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Software Analyst
10 7 (7.07%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.16%) XML
2 9 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) ODBC
4 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Client/Server
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.07%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 15 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (14.14%) Solaris
4 14 (14.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (79.80%) Test Automation
2 57 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (50.51%) Test Strategy
4 46 (46.46%) Software Testing
5 42 (42.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 40 (40.40%) Regression Testing
7 34 (34.34%) Scrum
8 33 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 32 (32.32%) Software Engineering
10 30 (30.30%) System Testing
11 26 (26.26%) Non-Functional Testing
12 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
12 23 (23.23%) Unit Testing
13 22 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (22.22%) Time Management
14 21 (21.21%) Manual Testing
15 19 (19.19%) Line Management
15 19 (19.19%) TDD
16 18 (18.18%) Defect Management
17 17 (17.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) C
1 30 (30.30%) C++
1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 27 (27.27%) C#
2 27 (27.27%) Java
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 18 (18.18%) Ruby
5 14 (14.14%) Perl
6 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.11%) VB
7 3 (3.03%) COBOL
7 3 (3.03%) REXX
7 3 (3.03%) VBScript
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (75.76%) ISEB
2 37 (37.37%) Degree
3 27 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.07%) Master's Degree
5 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.01%) PMP
7 1 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (50.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) ACF2
1 1 (1.01%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) HP
1 17 (17.17%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.08%) TOWER Software
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) CA
5 1 (1.01%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Union Street
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 24 days ago