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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 183 214 147
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -67
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 6 7 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.13% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.40% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 58
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -12.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%

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
1116 1772 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.57% 33.95% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1378 1342
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Slough - 2 £42,250 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £24,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) ISEB
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (74.19%) ISTQB
4 22 (70.97%) HTML
4 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
5 21 (67.74%) Scrum
5 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
5 21 (67.74%) Selenium
6 20 (64.52%) Visual Studio
7 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
8 14 (45.16%) C#
8 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 14 (45.16%) CSS
9 13 (41.94%) SQL
9 13 (41.94%) QA
9 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
9 13 (41.94%) Automation Testing
10 12 (38.71%) SoapUI
10 12 (38.71%) Degree
10 12 (38.71%) Performance Testing
11 11 (35.48%) TestComplete
11 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
11 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (35.48%) OO
11 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
11 11 (35.48%) TDD
12 10 (32.26%) JMeter
12 10 (32.26%) Agile Testing
12 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing

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 8 (25.81%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Selenium
2 20 (64.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (38.71%) SoapUI
4 11 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (35.48%) TestComplete
5 10 (32.26%) JMeter
6 9 (29.03%) LoadRunner
7 8 (25.81%) Gatling
8 7 (22.58%) TestNG
9 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
10 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.23%) Hudson
10 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 1 (3.23%) JIRA
10 1 (3.23%) JUnit
10 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (3.23%) Subversion
10 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Tester
2 12 (38.71%) Automation Tester
3 10 (32.26%) Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 9 (29.03%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (25.81%) Developer in Test
5 8 (25.81%) Senior Automation Tester
5 8 (25.81%) Senior Tester
6 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
7 6 (19.35%) Java Automation Tester
8 5 (16.13%) Software Tester
9 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
10 3 (9.68%) Junior
10 3 (9.68%) Junior QA Tester
10 3 (9.68%) Junior Software Tester
10 3 (9.68%) Junior Tester
10 3 (9.68%) Manual Tester
10 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
10 3 (9.68%) Software QA Tester
10 3 (9.68%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) Ajax
4 9 (29.03%) .NET
5 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
6 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Scrum
2 21 (67.74%) Software Testing
3 19 (61.29%) Test Scripting
4 13 (41.94%) Automation Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
5 12 (38.71%) Performance Testing
6 11 (35.48%) OO
6 11 (35.48%) TDD
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
8 9 (29.03%) Defect Management
8 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 9 (29.03%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (29.03%) SDLC
9 8 (25.81%) CRM
9 8 (25.81%) Kanban
9 8 (25.81%) Open Source
9 8 (25.81%) Workflow
9 8 (25.81%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Perl
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) VB
6 6 (19.35%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) ISEB
2 23 (74.19%) ISTQB
3 12 (38.71%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.45%) AAT
5 2 (6.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.23%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.23%) Perfmon
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
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