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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 183 236 165
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -71
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 14 7 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.12% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.34% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 38
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1301 2054 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.97% 34.03% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1593 1268
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Slough - 3 £24,500 -
Reading +31 1 £24,500 -30.00%
Bracknell +17 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 40 (86.96%) ISEB
2 33 (71.74%) Software Testing
3 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
4 30 (65.22%) Visual Studio
5 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (63.04%) Selenium
6 28 (60.87%) HTML
7 27 (58.70%) Scrum
7 27 (58.70%) ISTQB
8 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
9 22 (47.83%) Performance Testing
10 20 (43.48%) QA
11 19 (41.30%) JMeter
11 19 (41.30%) Java
11 19 (41.30%) LoadRunner
11 19 (41.30%) Defect Management
12 18 (39.13%) Gatling
12 18 (39.13%) VB
12 18 (39.13%) Test Automation
13 17 (36.96%) Functional Testing
14 16 (34.78%) Automation Testing
14 16 (34.78%) Agile Testing
14 16 (34.78%) Degree
14 16 (34.78%) Ajax
14 16 (34.78%) SDLC
15 15 (32.61%) Non-Functional Testing
15 15 (32.61%) DevOps
15 15 (32.61%) .NET
16 14 (30.43%) Perl
16 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET

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 14 (30.43%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
1 14 (30.43%) Internet
1 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) 2G
2 4 (8.70%) 3G
2 4 (8.70%) 4G
2 4 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (8.70%) GSM
2 4 (8.70%) ISUP
2 4 (8.70%) LTE
2 4 (8.70%) SCCP
2 4 (8.70%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (8.70%) SS7
2 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.70%) UMTS
2 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.17%) 802.15
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 30 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 29 (63.04%) Selenium
3 19 (41.30%) JMeter
3 19 (41.30%) LoadRunner
4 18 (39.13%) Gatling
5 12 (26.09%) TestNG
6 11 (23.91%) SoapUI
6 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (23.91%) TestComplete
7 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Tester
2 21 (45.65%) Automation Tester
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Automation Tester
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Tester
4 14 (30.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 14 (30.43%) Selenium Tester
5 12 (26.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 10 (21.74%) Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Developer in Test
8 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
9 6 (13.04%) Analyst
10 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
11 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
12 3 (6.52%) Consultant
12 3 (6.52%) Junior
12 3 (6.52%) Junior Software Tester
12 3 (6.52%) Junior Tester
12 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
12 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
12 3 (6.52%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) HTML
2 16 (34.78%) Ajax
3 15 (32.61%) .NET
4 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (28.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) CSS3
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) jQuery
6 2 (4.35%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) Fintech
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Life Science
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Solaris
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Software Testing
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) Scrum
4 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
5 22 (47.83%) Performance Testing
6 19 (41.30%) Defect Management
7 18 (39.13%) Test Automation
8 17 (36.96%) Functional Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Agile Testing
9 16 (34.78%) Automation Testing
9 16 (34.78%) SDLC
10 15 (32.61%) DevOps
10 15 (32.61%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (30.43%) CRM
11 14 (30.43%) Kanban
11 14 (30.43%) Open Source
11 14 (30.43%) Workflow
11 14 (30.43%) Workflow Management
12 12 (26.09%) Automated Testing
12 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) VB
4 14 (30.43%) C#
4 14 (30.43%) Perl
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 12 (26.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (86.96%) ISEB
2 27 (58.70%) ISTQB
3 16 (34.78%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.35%) AAT
5 2 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle