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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 227 158 212
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +54
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 7 68 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 1.22% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 3.28% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 54 10
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +32.85%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +28.33%
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
1682 2073 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.63% 37.33% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1297 1425 1272
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 10 February 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
(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 -20 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (73.33%) ISEB
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) QA
5 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (33.33%) Retail
7 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Tuxedo
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) ATM
8 4 (26.67%) Sage
8 4 (26.67%) EMV
8 4 (26.67%) BASE24
8 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
8 4 (26.67%) VocaLink
8 4 (26.67%) TSYS
8 4 (26.67%) VeriFone
8 4 (26.67%) CyberSource

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) BASE24
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) TestLink
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics
5 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Functional QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Contactless
1 4 (26.67%) EMV
1 4 (26.67%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (73.33%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) CyberSource
1 4 (26.67%) DataCash
1 4 (26.67%) Elavon
1 4 (26.67%) Ingenico
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Sage
1 4 (26.67%) TSYS
1 4 (26.67%) VeriFone
1 4 (26.67%) VocaLink
1 4 (26.67%) WorldPay
2 2 (13.33%) Borland
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
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