The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 59 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.44% 0.87% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.59% 2.40% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
ISTQB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 250 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.11% 36.34% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 168 171 179
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,250 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) TestDirector
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) Maven
5 5 (31.25%) Android
5 5 (31.25%) Test Management
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
5 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) TestDirector
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) XSL
2 3 (18.75%) J2ME
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (18.75%) iPad
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
1 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Fujitsu
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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