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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 206 175 219
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 9 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.87% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 2.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 8
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,400 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
1696 2161 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1314 1368
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -29 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 23 (85.19%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
3 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) QA
6 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
7 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 11 (40.74%) Selenium
8 10 (37.04%) Finance
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Banking
11 6 (22.22%) Billing
11 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (22.22%) BDD
11 6 (22.22%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) Python
12 5 (18.52%) C#
12 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 5 (18.52%) SAP
12 5 (18.52%) Test Management
12 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
13 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (14.81%) SDLC
13 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (7.41%) SAP MM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
2 2 (7.41%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) TestComplete
4 2 (7.41%) TestNG
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) TestLink
5 1 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Toad
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) TestPartner
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) Billing
5 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (7.41%) Electronics
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
8 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
1 17 (62.96%) Test Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Test Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
1 2 (7.41%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Test Management
8 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) V-Model
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Capita
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago