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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 77 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.06% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 1.26% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
304 238 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.13% 35.74% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 217 165 169
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) Test Management
5 7 (46.67%) Retail
5 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Software Distribution
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Fujitsu
7 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (20.00%) XSL
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Maven

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
5 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (6.67%) Calabash
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (13.33%) J2ME
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Management
2 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Control-M
3 1 (6.67%) Netcool
3 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Symbian
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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