The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Walton-on-Thames
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 38 20
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 42.11% 8.62% 18.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.06% 15.87% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 14
Median salary £36,000 £31,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -19.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% -6.41%  

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 Walton-on-Thames.

Academic & Professional Certification
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17 63 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 89.47% 54.31% 64.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 63 44
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Walton-on-Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 22 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 Walton-on-Thames region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) VoIP
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 14 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 14 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) InstallShield
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 12 (85.71%) Selenium
General
1 14 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 14 (100.00%) Automotive
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
1 14 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 11 (78.57%) Test Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Solaris
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (100.00%) Time Management
1 14 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C
1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Perl
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Ruby
2 12 (85.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat