ISTQB Jobs in the UK excluding London

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 610 475 438
Rank change year-on-year -135 -37 -44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 140 324 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.20% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.41% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 105 168 275
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,125 £35,575
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.60% -1.67% +5.88%
75th Percentile £51,862 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £57,650 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19,207 22,898 21,978
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 27.71% 36.63% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12,171 8,381 10,278
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,000 £37,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £64,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £57,810 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.59% +5.11% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in the UK excluding London

ISTQB
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for ISTQB in the UK excluding London

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in the UK excluding London

ISTQB
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 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
South East +8 47 £42,500 +2.41% 8
South West -28 26 £37,500 -26.11% 2
Midlands -22 25 £49,329 +3.85% 5
North of England -11 21 £47,500 +7.95% 9
Yorkshire +36 16 £53,750 +26.47% 1
East Midlands -19 13 £36,500 -2.67%
West Midlands +8 12 £56,650 +13.30% 5
East of England +11 9 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Scotland -81 7 £35,000 -17.65% 2
North West -1 5 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Wales +1 4 £65,000 +28.72%
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 (2.14%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.86%) Azure
2 23 (16.43%) SaaS
3 21 (15.00%) Azure DevOps
4 4 (2.86%) Cloud Composer
4 4 (2.86%) Cloud Functions
4 4 (2.86%) dbt
4 4 (2.86%) GCP
4 4 (2.86%) Google Kubernetes Engine
4 4 (2.86%) Snowflake
5 2 (1.43%) AWS
5 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.71%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.71%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.14%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.71%) Firewall
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Multicast
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.86%) Tableau
4 3 (2.14%) Big Data
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) OLTP
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (29.29%) Selenium
2 32 (22.86%) JIRA
3 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.14%) Git
4 10 (7.14%) TestRail
5 9 (6.43%) JMeter
5 9 (6.43%) Postman
6 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.00%) Zephyr
8 6 (4.29%) LoadRunner
9 5 (3.57%) eggPlant
9 5 (3.57%) HP UFT
9 5 (3.57%) MSTest
9 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.14%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.43%) Protractor
12 2 (1.43%) TestComplete
General
1 39 (27.86%) Social Skills
2 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.57%) Organisational Skills
4 10 (7.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 8 (5.71%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.29%) Games
7 5 (3.57%) Finance
7 5 (3.57%) Retail
8 3 (2.14%) Electronics
8 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.43%) Automotive
9 2 (1.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.71%) Agriculture
10 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Analyst
2 39 (27.86%) Test Analyst
3 34 (24.29%) Test Engineer
4 24 (17.14%) Lead
5 20 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 19 (13.57%) Test Leader
7 17 (12.14%) Test Manager
8 16 (11.43%) Tester
9 12 (8.57%) QA Analyst
9 12 (8.57%) Software Tester
10 11 (7.86%) Senior
10 11 (7.86%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (6.43%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Programme Manager
13 5 (3.57%) Programme Test Manager
13 5 (3.57%) QA Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Test Programme Manager
14 4 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) REST
2 6 (4.29%) .NET
3 4 (2.86%) CSS
3 4 (2.86%) DOM
3 4 (2.86%) HTML
4 2 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) ADO
5 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.71%) EDI
5 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.71%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.71%) JSON
5 1 (0.71%) Laravel
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) RESTful
5 1 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (5.00%) Product Ownership
4 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.14%) IoT
5 2 (1.43%) Low-Code
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (8.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) CentOS
3 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (60.71%) Test Automation
2 82 (58.57%) Software Testing
3 73 (52.14%) Agile
4 43 (30.71%) Test Strategy
5 42 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 41 (29.29%) Regression Testing
7 40 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (26.43%) Manual Testing
9 35 (25.00%) DevOps
10 34 (24.29%) Test Management
11 25 (17.86%) Defect Management
11 25 (17.86%) SDLC
12 21 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 21 (15.00%) E-Commerce
12 21 (15.00%) Functional Testing
12 21 (15.00%) Test Planning
13 20 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (13.57%) Web Testing
15 17 (12.14%) CI/CD
16 16 (11.43%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) SQL
2 19 (13.57%) Python
3 14 (10.00%) C#
4 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.71%) Java
6 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.14%) Scala
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) COBOL
9 1 (0.71%) HLASM
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) REXX
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (35.71%) ISEB
2 31 (22.14%) Degree
3 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 17 (12.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) CAPM
6 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.57%) PMP
6 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.43%) HND
7 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Certification
8 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (48.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Accessibility
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Google
3 5 (3.57%) HP
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle
5 3 (2.14%) Databricks
5 3 (2.14%) Peregrine
6 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.71%) Splunk