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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 185 217 157
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -60
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 30 16 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.31% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 0.88% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 30
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £34,900 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +7.46%
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
1467 1812 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.59% 35.14% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1222 1322
Median salary £52,500 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
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 24 June 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 - 13 £45,000 -
Slough - 7 £38,000 -
Maidenhead -2 3 - -
Reading +3 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 37 (84.09%) ISEB
2 26 (59.09%) ISTQB
2 26 (59.09%) QA
3 25 (56.82%) Defect Management
4 24 (54.55%) Software Testing
5 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (43.18%) Scrum
6 19 (43.18%) Java
6 19 (43.18%) SDLC
7 17 (38.64%) Selenium
8 16 (36.36%) Performance Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
8 16 (36.36%) HTML
9 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
9 15 (34.09%) DevOps
9 15 (34.09%) Functional Testing
10 14 (31.82%) Gatling
10 14 (31.82%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) JMeter
10 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
10 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 14 (31.82%) VB
10 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
11 13 (29.55%) HP
11 13 (29.55%) CRM
11 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (27.27%) Kanban
12 12 (27.27%) TestNG
12 12 (27.27%) 4G
12 12 (27.27%) Open Source

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 12 (27.27%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) BASE24
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) 4G
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
1 12 (27.27%) Firewall
1 12 (27.27%) Internet
1 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.45%) 2G
2 9 (20.45%) 3G
2 9 (20.45%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (20.45%) GSM
2 9 (20.45%) ISUP
2 9 (20.45%) LTE
2 9 (20.45%) SCCP
2 9 (20.45%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (20.45%) SS7
2 9 (20.45%) tcpdump
2 9 (20.45%) UMTS
2 9 (20.45%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.82%) 802.15
3 3 (6.82%) IPsec
3 3 (6.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Selenium
2 14 (31.82%) Gatling
2 14 (31.82%) JMeter
2 14 (31.82%) LoadRunner
2 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
3 12 (27.27%) TestNG
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Tester
3 14 (31.82%) Automation Tester
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Automation Tester
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Java Automation Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
5 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Network Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Consultant
8 4 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Test Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) Ajax
2 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (15.91%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Fintech
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.55%) Contactless
4 2 (4.55%) EMV
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Defect Management
2 24 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
4 19 (43.18%) SDLC
5 16 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 15 (34.09%) DevOps
6 15 (34.09%) Functional Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
7 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (29.55%) CRM
8 12 (27.27%) Agile Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Kanban
8 12 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (27.27%) Open Source
8 12 (27.27%) Workflow
8 12 (27.27%) Workflow Management
9 9 (20.45%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) VB
3 12 (27.27%) Perl
3 12 (27.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (84.09%) ISEB
2 26 (59.09%) ISTQB
3 12 (27.27%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Borland
3 2 (4.55%) CyberSource
3 2 (4.55%) DataCash
3 2 (4.55%) Elavon
3 2 (4.55%) Ingenico
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Sage
3 2 (4.55%) TSYS
3 2 (4.55%) VeriFone
3 2 (4.55%) VocaLink
3 2 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) SAP