The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 180 209 160
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -49
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 26 18 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.35% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 0.98% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 30
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1496 1839 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.66% 35.59% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1211 1287
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Berkshire region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in Berkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in Berkshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
Maidenhead +6 4 - -
Reading +17 3 £42,500 -5.55%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 27 (79.41%) ISEB
2 23 (67.65%) QA
3 21 (61.76%) ISTQB
4 19 (55.88%) Software Testing
4 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) Defect Management
6 16 (47.06%) SDLC
6 16 (47.06%) Scrum
7 14 (41.18%) Java
8 13 (38.24%) HTML
8 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
9 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
9 12 (35.29%) Functional Testing
9 12 (35.29%) Selenium
9 12 (35.29%) DevOps
10 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
10 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 10 (29.41%) CRM
11 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (26.47%) Kanban
12 9 (26.47%) TestNG
12 9 (26.47%) Open Source
12 9 (26.47%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (26.47%) Degree
12 9 (26.47%) Ajax
12 9 (26.47%) Workflow Management
12 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
12 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
12 9 (26.47%) DNS
12 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
1 9 (26.47%) Internet
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (20.59%) 4G
3 4 (11.76%) 2G
3 4 (11.76%) 3G
3 4 (11.76%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (11.76%) GSM
3 4 (11.76%) ISUP
3 4 (11.76%) LTE
3 4 (11.76%) SCCP
3 4 (11.76%) SIGTRAN
3 4 (11.76%) SS7
3 4 (11.76%) tcpdump
3 4 (11.76%) UMTS
3 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.82%) 802.15
4 3 (8.82%) IPsec
4 3 (8.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Selenium
2 9 (26.47%) Gatling
2 9 (26.47%) JMeter
2 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner
2 9 (26.47%) TestNG
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) Hudson
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
3 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Java Automation Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Selenium Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Automation Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Tester
4 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) QA Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) Network Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Test Consultant
9 2 (5.88%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) Ajax
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 3 (8.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.88%) Contactless
4 2 (5.88%) EMV
4 2 (5.88%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (55.88%) Software Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) SDLC
4 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
5 12 (35.29%) DevOps
5 12 (35.29%) Functional Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
7 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (29.41%) CRM
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Kanban
8 9 (26.47%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Open Source
8 9 (26.47%) Workflow
8 9 (26.47%) Workflow Management
9 7 (20.59%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (26.47%) Perl
2 9 (26.47%) VB
2 9 (26.47%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) ISEB
2 21 (61.76%) ISTQB
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (67.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Borland
3 2 (5.88%) CyberSource
3 2 (5.88%) DataCash
3 2 (5.88%) Elavon
3 2 (5.88%) Ingenico
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Sage
3 2 (5.88%) TSYS
3 2 (5.88%) VeriFone
3 2 (5.88%) VocaLink
3 2 (5.88%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago