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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Walton-on-Thames
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walton-on-Thames 21.21% 31.03% 23.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.84% 62.07% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 10
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +25.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -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 Walton-on-Thames.

Academic & Professional Certification
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19 29 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Walton-on-Thames 57.58% 50.00% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 36
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +47.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 27 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 Walton-on-Thames region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) VoIP
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (100.00%) Automotive
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins

ISTQB
Top Related 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 7 (100.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) InstallShield
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
General
1 7 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (100.00%) Automotive
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Java Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) QA Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Automation Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat