The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 70 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.56% 0.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
285 355 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.37% 41.47% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 201 211 122
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
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ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 19 (76.00%) ISEB
2 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (36.00%) XSL
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) JIRA
6 9 (36.00%) QA
6 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
8 7 (28.00%) Selenium
8 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (28.00%) IIS
8 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) Middleware
8 7 (28.00%) SOA
8 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) Android
8 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (24.00%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (28.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Calabash
4 4 (16.00%) JBehave
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) TestDirector
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
7 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Test Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Web Tester
9 1 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
9 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XSL
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) SOAP
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) J2ME
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (28.00%) Android
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) SOA
5 6 (24.00%) User Stories
6 5 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) System Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
9 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Symbian
1 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.00%) HP