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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.08% 1.27% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.05% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +13.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
149 295 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 32.32% 41.73% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 210 209
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Electronics
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) NUnit
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) PyUnit
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
1 4 (30.77%) PyUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
1 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Manual Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) C++
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) Control-M