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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 194 184 206
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 27 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 2.17% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 16
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,125 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
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
2048 1801 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.44% 32.18% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1230 1330
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 March 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 27 March 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 +5 13 £45,000 +4.04%
Maidenhead -2 5 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Hungerford - 2 £35,750 -
Newbury +12 1 - -
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 87 (82.08%) ISEB
2 62 (58.49%) Software Testing
3 61 (57.55%) ISTQB
4 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (55.66%) Finance
6 55 (51.89%) QA
7 47 (44.34%) Scrum
8 39 (36.79%) Selenium
9 33 (31.13%) Retail
10 31 (29.25%) Banking
10 31 (29.25%) Test Management
10 31 (29.25%) HP Quality Center
11 29 (27.36%) Aerospace
11 29 (27.36%) Telecoms
12 27 (25.47%) SQL
13 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
14 23 (21.70%) .NET
15 22 (20.75%) Windows
16 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.98%) Web Services
17 18 (16.98%) UNIX
17 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.04%) QuickTest Pro
18 17 (16.04%) HP
18 17 (16.04%) C#
18 17 (16.04%) Degree
19 16 (15.09%) Test Planning
20 15 (14.15%) Automation Testing
21 12 (11.32%) V-Model
22 11 (10.38%) Integration Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.89%) Exchequer
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) MVNO
2 5 (4.72%) DNS
2 5 (4.72%) Internet
3 4 (3.77%) LAN
3 4 (3.77%) WAN
4 3 (2.83%) HTTP
4 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.89%) LTE
5 2 (1.89%) 4G
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.94%) GGSN
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.94%) SMS
6 1 (0.94%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
6 1 (0.94%) RTCP
6 1 (0.94%) RTP
6 1 (0.94%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (36.79%) Selenium
2 17 (16.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (9.43%) LoadRunner
4 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.66%) TestComplete
6 5 (4.72%) Moq
6 5 (4.72%) NUnit
6 5 (4.72%) TestDirector
7 4 (3.77%) WinRunner
7 4 (3.77%) JIRA
8 3 (2.83%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.83%) MSTest
9 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.89%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.94%) Appium
10 1 (0.94%) JMeter
10 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 59 (55.66%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Retail
3 31 (29.25%) Banking
4 29 (27.36%) Telecoms
4 29 (27.36%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.89%) Billing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (50.00%) Analyst
2 52 (49.06%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.81%) Consultant
3 21 (19.81%) Test Consultant
4 20 (18.87%) Test Manager
5 17 (16.04%) QA Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Tester
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Management Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Junior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Junior
11 4 (3.77%) Principal Consultant
11 4 (3.77%) Test Leader
12 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.70%) .NET
2 18 (16.98%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
4 2 (1.89%) Ajax
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Open Source
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.89%) New Media
4 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Windows
2 18 (16.98%) UNIX
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (58.49%) Software Testing
2 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (44.34%) Scrum
4 31 (29.25%) Test Management
5 25 (23.58%) Test Scripting
6 16 (15.09%) Test Planning
7 15 (14.15%) Automation Testing
8 12 (11.32%) V-Model
9 11 (10.38%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.38%) Functional Testing
10 10 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
11 9 (8.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.55%) Change Management
12 8 (7.55%) Regression Testing
12 8 (7.55%) Line Management
13 7 (6.60%) ETL
13 7 (6.60%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) C#
3 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) Perl
3 2 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (82.08%) ISEB
2 61 (57.55%) ISTQB
3 17 (16.04%) Degree
4 8 (7.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) APMP
7 3 (2.83%) AAT
7 3 (2.83%) HND
8 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (51.89%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (29.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.94%) Iperf
Vendors
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.04%) HP
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle
4 4 (3.77%) IBM
5 3 (2.83%) Capita
6 2 (1.89%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco
6 2 (1.89%) Sage
7 1 (0.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.94%) Mitel
7 1 (0.94%) Empirix
7 1 (0.94%) NetApp
7 1 (0.94%) Panasonic
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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