The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 1.33% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  

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 Woking.

Academic & Professional Certification
Woking
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 75 132 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 33.19% 35.29% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 87 101
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Woking

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Woking over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 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 Woking region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) ACF2
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 5 (83.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ACF2
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat