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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 69 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.21% 0.24% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.70% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £55,000 £24,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+129.16% -41.46%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
197 143 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.70% 33.81% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 159 115 139
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Control-M
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

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 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Tester
2 1 (25.00%) OAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) OAT Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center