The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
6 months to 28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020
Same period 2019
Rank change year-on-year
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification
ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK
Number of salaries quoted
Median annual salary (50th Percentile)
Median % change year-on-year
UK excluding London median annual salary
% change year-on-year
ISTQB Foundation Certification Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification.
ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram
Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.
ISTQB Foundation Certification Top 17 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the UK over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.
The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
ISTQB Foundation Certification Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills
For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.
ISTQB Foundation Certification Co-occurring IT Skills 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: