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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Surrey
Rank 110 148 128
Rank change year-on-year +38 -20  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 58 60 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.09% 1.44% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.18% 4.44% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 52 58 81
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 808 1350 1323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.16% 32.49% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1102 1107
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +31 23 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Walton-on-Thames +1 7 £37,500 -1.96%
Guildford +25 6 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Leatherhead +4 4 £35,000 - 2
Redhill +3 4 £40,750 -25.90% 1
Woking +4 3 £52,500 +55.55% 1
Staines - 2 - -
Dorking - 1 £45,000 -
Farnham - 1 £31,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 79 (75.24%) ISEB
2 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (50.48%) Finance
4 46 (43.81%) Test Strategy
5 45 (42.86%) Scrum
6 44 (41.90%) Software Testing
7 42 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 40 (38.10%) QA
9 39 (37.14%) Selenium
10 37 (35.24%) Automated Testing
11 35 (33.33%) Test Scripting
11 35 (33.33%) Regression Testing
12 34 (32.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 32 (30.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (28.57%) Degree
14 30 (28.57%) TDD
15 28 (26.67%) JIRA
16 27 (25.71%) Java
16 27 (25.71%) Defect Management
17 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (23.81%) C++
18 25 (23.81%) Python
18 25 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
19 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
20 23 (21.90%) System Testing
20 23 (21.90%) C#
21 22 (20.95%) SQL
21 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
22 21 (20.00%) Linux
22 21 (20.00%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related 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 13 (12.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.76%) Blockchain
3 5 (4.76%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 39 (37.14%) Selenium
2 28 (26.67%) JIRA
3 20 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (17.14%) Visual Studio
5 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 15 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.48%) SoapUI
7 10 (9.52%) HP UFT
7 10 (9.52%) SpecFlow
8 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
9 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
10 7 (6.67%) InstallShield
11 6 (5.71%) MSTest
11 6 (5.71%) Subversion
11 6 (5.71%) TestComplete
11 6 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
12 5 (4.76%) NUnit
12 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
13 4 (3.81%) WinRunner
General
1 53 (50.48%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Back Office
3 7 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 7 (6.67%) Automotive
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (41.90%) Analyst
2 41 (39.05%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 15 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 13 (12.38%) Tester
6 12 (11.43%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 12 (11.43%) Test Leader
7 9 (8.57%) Automation Tester
7 9 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Software Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) QA Tester
11 5 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
11 5 (4.76%) QA Engineer
12 4 (3.81%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) Web Services
3 8 (7.62%) XML
4 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.95%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.95%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.48%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
1 21 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Unix
3 7 (6.67%) Solaris
4 5 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) Test Strategy
3 45 (42.86%) Scrum
4 44 (41.90%) Software Testing
5 42 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 37 (35.24%) Automated Testing
7 35 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 35 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 32 (30.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (28.57%) TDD
10 27 (25.71%) Defect Management
11 26 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
14 23 (21.90%) System Testing
15 22 (20.95%) Configuration Management
16 21 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
17 20 (19.05%) SDLC
18 19 (18.10%) Automation Testing
18 19 (18.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.71%) Java
2 25 (23.81%) C++
2 25 (23.81%) Python
3 23 (21.90%) C#
4 22 (20.95%) SQL
5 17 (16.19%) C
6 12 (11.43%) Ruby
7 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
9 7 (6.67%) Perl
10 6 (5.71%) VB
11 3 (2.86%) Groovy
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (75.24%) ISEB
2 34 (32.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 30 (28.57%) Degree
4 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) HP
2 8 (7.62%) TOWER Software
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.95%) CA
5 1 (0.95%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
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