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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.91% 2.00% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 5.20% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £36,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.71% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
368 250 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 47.92% 38.46% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 222 168 134
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Hampshire

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 25 July 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Test Management
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (50.00%) TestDirector
5 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) Retail
6 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (37.50%) Software Distribution
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Fujitsu
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) JIRA
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
8 4 (25.00%) XSL
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (25.00%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
4 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.25%) Calabash
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) XSL
2 2 (12.50%) J2ME
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Management
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Software Distribution
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Netcool
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Fujitsu
2 2 (12.50%) Symbian
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle