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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 177 219 178
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -41
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 35 10 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.20% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 0.58% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 33
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
1415 1719 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.77% 33.58% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1257 1327
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 15 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £38,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Reading +7 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (88.71%) ISEB
2 44 (70.97%) Software Testing
3 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (58.06%) QA
4 36 (58.06%) Defect Management
5 35 (56.45%) Scrum
6 32 (51.61%) HTML
6 32 (51.61%) Java
6 32 (51.61%) Selenium
6 32 (51.61%) ISTQB
6 32 (51.61%) SDLC
7 31 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 31 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 27 (43.55%) Test Automation
8 27 (43.55%) JMeter
8 27 (43.55%) VB
8 27 (43.55%) LoadRunner
8 27 (43.55%) Gatling
9 26 (41.94%) DevOps
9 26 (41.94%) Functional Testing
9 26 (41.94%) Test Scripting
10 24 (38.71%) Degree
10 24 (38.71%) Agile Testing
10 24 (38.71%) CRM
11 23 (37.10%) TCP/IP
11 23 (37.10%) DNS
11 23 (37.10%) Internet
11 23 (37.10%) .NET
11 23 (37.10%) Perl

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 23 (37.10%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) DNS
1 23 (37.10%) Firewall
1 23 (37.10%) Internet
1 23 (37.10%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.35%) 4G
3 10 (16.13%) 2G
3 10 (16.13%) 3G
3 10 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (16.13%) GSM
3 10 (16.13%) ISUP
3 10 (16.13%) LTE
3 10 (16.13%) SCCP
3 10 (16.13%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (16.13%) SS7
3 10 (16.13%) tcpdump
3 10 (16.13%) UMTS
3 10 (16.13%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.84%) 802.15
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Big Data
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Selenium
2 31 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 27 (43.55%) Gatling
3 27 (43.55%) JMeter
3 27 (43.55%) LoadRunner
4 21 (33.87%) TestNG
5 7 (11.29%) JIRA
6 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.45%) TestComplete
7 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.61%) Hudson
9 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Marketing
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Automation Tester
1 29 (46.77%) Tester
2 27 (43.55%) Senior Automation Tester
2 27 (43.55%) Senior Tester
3 23 (37.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 23 (37.10%) Selenium Tester
4 22 (35.48%) Analyst
5 21 (33.87%) Java Automation Tester
6 12 (19.35%) Test Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Network Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) QA Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Quality Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Principal Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (3.23%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) HTML
2 23 (37.10%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) Ajax
2 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.45%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (12.90%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Fintech
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.61%) Life Science
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Software Testing
2 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (58.06%) Defect Management
4 35 (56.45%) Scrum
5 32 (51.61%) SDLC
6 31 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 27 (43.55%) Test Automation
8 26 (41.94%) DevOps
8 26 (41.94%) Functional Testing
8 26 (41.94%) Test Scripting
9 24 (38.71%) Agile Testing
9 24 (38.71%) CRM
10 23 (37.10%) Kanban
10 23 (37.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 23 (37.10%) Open Source
10 23 (37.10%) Workflow
10 23 (37.10%) Workflow Management
11 22 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (33.87%) Automated Testing
13 9 (14.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (43.55%) VB
4 23 (37.10%) Perl
5 21 (33.87%) VBScript
6 5 (8.06%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (88.71%) ISEB
2 32 (51.61%) ISTQB
3 24 (38.71%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.61%) AAT
5 1 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (58.06%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) HP
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Borland
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) SAP