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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 198 173 204
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 12 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.81% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 2.21% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 18
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
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
1684 2036 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.74% 36.65% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1265 1493
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 6 £32,500 -
Maidenhead +2 4 £40,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (77.78%) ISEB
2 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
3 14 (51.85%) QA
4 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
8 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
9 7 (25.93%) HP
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) Banking
10 6 (22.22%) Billing
10 6 (22.22%) Test Management
11 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) BDD
11 5 (18.52%) SDLC
12 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (14.81%) SAP
12 4 (14.81%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) CSG Singleview
12 4 (14.81%) Capita
12 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
12 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
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 HR
2 2 (7.41%) SAP SD
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchequer
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.70%) Appium
4 1 (3.70%) TestLink
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) TestPartner
4 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.70%) TestNG
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) Billing
4 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
5 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
1 15 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Test Analyst
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 3 (11.11%) .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%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Test Management
7 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) ISEB
2 17 (62.96%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (7.41%) HND
5 2 (7.41%) AAT
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) APMP
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.70%) PMP
6 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Capita
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
Berkshire
PS Computer
Salary: £35k - £40k pa + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 24 days ago