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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 65 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.87% 0.21% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 0.81% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
233 123 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 43.55% 25.79% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 183 109 216
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) Control-M
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Fintech
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) C#

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) OAT Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (30.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) AIX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Control-M
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center