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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 151 202 107
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -95
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 46 46 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.77% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 2.25% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 82
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
ISTQB
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
1330 2043 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.86% 34.21% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1580 1266
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,350 £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
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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
Reading +11 19 £43,500 -17.14%
Maidenhead - 6 £75,000 -
Slough +24 3 £24,500 -
Newbury - 2 £47,500 -
Bracknell +19 1 £27,500 -52.17%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £51,500 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 40 (51.95%) ISEB
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) HP
4 28 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 27 (35.06%) HP Quality Center
5 27 (35.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 26 (33.77%) C#
7 25 (32.47%) Performance Testing
7 25 (32.47%) Test Management
8 22 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 22 (28.57%) HTML
8 22 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 20 (25.97%) SAP
10 17 (22.08%) Scrum
10 17 (22.08%) QA
10 17 (22.08%) Selenium
10 17 (22.08%) Degree
11 16 (20.78%) Finance
11 16 (20.78%) SQL
12 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) JMeter
12 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (18.18%) Automation Testing
13 14 (18.18%) Java
14 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.88%) CSS
14 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (15.58%) Mobile App
15 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
15 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio

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 (10.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 11 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 11 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
2 5 (6.49%) GSM
2 5 (6.49%) LTE
2 5 (6.49%) UMTS
3 3 (3.90%) 2G
3 3 (3.90%) 3G
3 3 (3.90%) 4G
3 3 (3.90%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (3.90%) ISUP
3 3 (3.90%) SCCP
3 3 (3.90%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (3.90%) SS7
3 3 (3.90%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (22.08%) Selenium
2 15 (19.48%) JMeter
3 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
3 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio
4 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (14.29%) TestComplete
5 10 (12.99%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (7.79%) JIRA
7 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.60%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Test Manager
2 17 (22.08%) Tester
3 12 (15.58%) SAP Manager
3 12 (15.58%) SAP Test Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Performance Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Technical Leader
4 10 (12.99%) Test Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Developer in Test
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 7 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 7 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 7 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Performance Test Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) HTML
2 13 (16.88%) CSS
3 10 (12.99%) Ajax
4 9 (11.69%) SOAP
5 8 (10.39%) JMX
5 8 (10.39%) REST
5 8 (10.39%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) CSS3
6 2 (2.60%) HTML5
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) XHTML
7 1 (1.30%) .NET
7 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.88%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (15.58%) Mobile App
4 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 25 (32.47%) Performance Testing
3 25 (32.47%) Test Management
4 22 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 22 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 17 (22.08%) Scrum
6 14 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 11 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.29%) TDD
7 11 (14.29%) TMap
8 10 (12.99%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.99%) Open Source
8 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.39%) Defect Management
9 8 (10.39%) SOA
10 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 6 (7.79%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 14 (18.18%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.39%) C
5 8 (10.39%) C++
5 8 (10.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (51.95%) ISEB
2 27 (35.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (22.08%) Degree
4 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.60%) AAT
5 2 (2.60%) HND
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 27 (35.06%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (14.29%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) HP
2 20 (25.97%) SAP
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (12.99%) IBM
5 10 (12.99%) Riverbed
5 10 (12.99%) SOASTA, Inc
Wokingham, Berkshire
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