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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 7 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 806 654 -
Rank change year-on-year -152 - -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 62 4 0
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.080% 0.010% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.054% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 0
10th Percentile - £48,750 -
25th Percentile £30,000 £60,000 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £78,750 -
Median % change year-on-year -42.86% - -
75th Percentile £65,625 £95,000 -
90th Percentile £71,500 - -
UK median annual salary £48,250 £52,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -7.21% -25.71% -6.67%

ISTQB Advanced 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 WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,877 7,458 1,364
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.58% 18.32% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,158 4,939 1,067
10th Percentile £32,321 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,058 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.76% -8.70%
75th Percentile £77,014 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

ISTQB Advanced Certification trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISTQB Advanced Certification.

ISTQB Advanced Certification salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing ISTQB Advanced Certification over the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

ISTQB Advanced Certification salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, ISTQB Advanced Certification job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 62 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 51 (82.26%) JIRA
3 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
4 41 (66.13%) Test Strategy
5 40 (64.52%) Test Management
6 39 (62.90%) Social Skills
7 37 (59.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 35 (56.45%) Confluence
8 35 (56.45%) Python
9 34 (54.84%) Shell Script
9 34 (54.84%) Linux
9 34 (54.84%) Finance
9 34 (54.84%) Use Case
9 34 (54.84%) Atlassian
9 34 (54.84%) Knowledge Management
9 34 (54.84%) Big Data
9 34 (54.84%) System Testing
9 34 (54.84%) Defect Tracking
9 34 (54.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 34 (54.84%) Customer Requirements
10 33 (53.23%) Test Scripting
11 31 (50.00%) IMAP
11 31 (50.00%) Wireshark
11 31 (50.00%) HP
11 31 (50.00%) SSL
11 31 (50.00%) DHCP
11 31 (50.00%) HTTP
11 31 (50.00%) TCP/IP
11 31 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
11 31 (50.00%) Cyberattack

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 35 (56.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Azure
1 3 (4.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) DHCP
1 31 (50.00%) HTTP
1 31 (50.00%) IMAP
1 31 (50.00%) SSL
1 31 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 31 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 31 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (54.84%) Big Data
2 10 (16.13%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 51 (82.26%) JIRA
2 31 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Appium
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) JMeter
6 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.61%) Postman
6 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.61%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (62.90%) Social Skills
2 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 34 (54.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 8 (12.90%) Law
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Test Manager
2 21 (33.87%) Test Engineer
3 19 (30.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Android Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Android Test Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Developer in Test
8 1 (1.61%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (1.61%) QA Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Software Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Strategy Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.84%) SOAP
2 2 (3.23%) JSON
2 2 (3.23%) React
2 2 (3.23%) REST
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 31 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 29 (46.77%) Cyber Defence
3 15 (24.19%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
2 41 (66.13%) Test Strategy
3 40 (64.52%) Test Management
4 34 (54.84%) Customer Requirements
4 34 (54.84%) Defect Tracking
4 34 (54.84%) Knowledge Management
4 34 (54.84%) System Testing
4 34 (54.84%) Use Case
5 33 (53.23%) Test Scripting
6 31 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 31 (50.00%) Product Requirements
6 31 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
8 25 (40.32%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 25 (40.32%) Software Testing
9 23 (37.10%) Agile
10 17 (27.42%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (25.81%) Functional Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Decision-Making
12 10 (16.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) Python
2 34 (54.84%) Shell Script
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 37 (59.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 30 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 29 (46.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) ISEB
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (50.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Atlassian
2 31 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Temenos