The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 142 201 94
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -107
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 40 28 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.53% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 1.54% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 106
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1149 1814 2045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.16% 34.38% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 796 1418 1304
Median salary £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,125 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Berkshire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Berkshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Berkshire

ISTQB
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Reading +40 25 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £90,000 -
Slough - 2 £42,250 -
Wokingham - 2 £38,750 - 1
Newbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.84%) ISEB
3 30 (37.97%) Software Testing
4 27 (34.18%) Performance Testing
4 27 (34.18%) C#
5 25 (31.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 24 (30.38%) Selenium
7 23 (29.11%) Test Management
7 23 (29.11%) HTML
7 23 (29.11%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (27.85%) HP
8 22 (27.85%) Test Scripting
9 20 (25.32%) QA
9 20 (25.32%) Automation Testing
10 19 (24.05%) Test Strategy
10 19 (24.05%) Degree
10 19 (24.05%) Scrum
11 18 (22.78%) SQL
12 17 (21.52%) SAP
12 17 (21.52%) JMeter
12 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
13 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.72%) Finance
14 14 (17.72%) CSS
14 14 (17.72%) Oracle
14 14 (17.72%) Java
14 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (15.19%) Mobile App

ISTQB
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 8 (10.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) SAP CO
1 8 (10.13%) SAP FI
1 8 (10.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) GSM
2 2 (2.53%) LTE
2 2 (2.53%) UMTS
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Selenium
2 17 (21.52%) JMeter
2 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
3 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio
4 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (13.92%) TestComplete
5 10 (12.66%) Rational Performance Tester
6 7 (8.86%) JIRA
7 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.53%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.53%) TestNG
10 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.27%) Gradle
10 1 (1.27%) Hudson
10 1 (1.27%) Maven
10 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Games
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Test Manager
1 18 (22.78%) Tester
2 11 (13.92%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Performance Manager
3 10 (12.66%) Technical Leader
4 9 (11.39%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.13%) Developer in Test
5 8 (10.13%) Performance Architect
5 8 (10.13%) Performance Test Leader
5 8 (10.13%) SAP Manager
5 8 (10.13%) SAP Test Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Software Tester
5 8 (10.13%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.86%) QA Tester
6 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) HTML
2 14 (17.72%) CSS
3 12 (15.19%) SOAP
4 10 (12.66%) Ajax
5 8 (10.13%) JMX
5 8 (10.13%) REST
5 8 (10.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.80%) XML
7 2 (2.53%) CSS3
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.53%) XHTML
8 1 (1.27%) .NET
8 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (15.19%) Mobile App
4 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Software Testing
3 27 (34.18%) Performance Testing
4 23 (29.11%) Test Management
5 22 (27.85%) Test Scripting
6 20 (25.32%) Automation Testing
7 19 (24.05%) Scrum
7 19 (24.05%) Test Strategy
8 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.92%) OO
9 11 (13.92%) TDD
10 10 (12.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.66%) Open Source
10 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.66%) TMap
11 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
11 8 (10.13%) SOA
11 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) C#
2 18 (22.78%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) C
5 8 (10.13%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) ISEB
2 25 (31.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (24.05%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.53%) AAT
5 2 (2.53%) HND
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (13.92%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (13.92%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) HP
2 17 (21.52%) SAP
3 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle
5 11 (13.92%) SOASTA, Inc
6 10 (12.66%) IBM
6 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
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