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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 181 213 169
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 29 10 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.19% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 0.59% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 37
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1360 1692 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.58% 32.53% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1307 1287
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Reading +11 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 54 (93.10%) ISEB
2 43 (74.14%) Software Testing
3 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (62.07%) Scrum
5 34 (58.62%) HTML
5 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
5 34 (58.62%) Visual Studio
5 34 (58.62%) Selenium
5 34 (58.62%) Defect Management
6 33 (56.90%) QA
7 32 (55.17%) Java
8 31 (53.45%) Performance Testing
9 30 (51.72%) SDLC
10 29 (50.00%) Test Scripting
10 29 (50.00%) ISTQB
11 28 (48.28%) JMeter
11 28 (48.28%) VB
11 28 (48.28%) LoadRunner
11 28 (48.28%) Gatling
12 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
13 26 (44.83%) Degree
13 26 (44.83%) Agile Testing
14 25 (43.10%) Functional Testing
14 25 (43.10%) DevOps
15 24 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (41.38%) Open Source
15 24 (41.38%) Kanban
15 24 (41.38%) Ajax
15 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
15 24 (41.38%) DNS

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 24 (41.38%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) DNS
1 24 (41.38%) Firewall
1 24 (41.38%) Internet
1 24 (41.38%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.24%) 2G
2 10 (17.24%) 3G
2 10 (17.24%) 4G
2 10 (17.24%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (17.24%) GSM
2 10 (17.24%) ISUP
2 10 (17.24%) LTE
2 10 (17.24%) SCCP
2 10 (17.24%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (17.24%) SS7
2 10 (17.24%) tcpdump
2 10 (17.24%) UMTS
2 10 (17.24%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.72%) 802.15
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 34 (58.62%) Selenium
1 34 (58.62%) Visual Studio
2 28 (48.28%) Gatling
2 28 (48.28%) JMeter
2 28 (48.28%) LoadRunner
3 22 (37.93%) TestNG
4 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.34%) TestComplete
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Automation Tester
1 30 (51.72%) Tester
2 28 (48.28%) Senior Automation Tester
2 28 (48.28%) Senior Tester
3 24 (41.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 24 (41.38%) Selenium Tester
4 22 (37.93%) Java Automation Tester
5 16 (27.59%) Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) Test Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Network Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) QA Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (5.17%) Consultant
11 3 (5.17%) Developer in Test
11 3 (5.17%) Principal Consultant
11 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) QA Leader
12 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) HTML
2 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) Ajax
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.34%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.34%) User Experience
3 4 (6.90%) Fintech
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) Software Testing
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (62.07%) Scrum
4 34 (58.62%) Defect Management
5 31 (53.45%) Performance Testing
6 30 (51.72%) SDLC
7 29 (50.00%) Test Scripting
8 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
9 26 (44.83%) Agile Testing
10 25 (43.10%) DevOps
10 25 (43.10%) Functional Testing
11 24 (41.38%) CRM
11 24 (41.38%) Kanban
11 24 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 24 (41.38%) Open Source
11 24 (41.38%) Workflow
11 24 (41.38%) Workflow Management
12 22 (37.93%) Automated Testing
12 22 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) JavaScript
2 32 (55.17%) Java
3 28 (48.28%) VB
4 24 (41.38%) Perl
5 22 (37.93%) VBScript
6 8 (13.79%) C#
7 6 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (93.10%) ISEB
2 29 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 26 (44.83%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.45%) AAT
5 2 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (56.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) GAMP
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
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