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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 175 177 155
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 34 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.76% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.25% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 39
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1432 1689 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.32% 33.84% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1151 1262
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 0 12 £58,750 +67.85%
Slough - 5 £38,000 -
Maidenhead -6 2 £54,750 +21.66%
Bracknell - 2 £77,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £26,000 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 49 (62.82%) ISEB
2 41 (52.56%) QA
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
7 22 (28.21%) HP
8 21 (26.92%) Test Strategy
9 20 (25.64%) Telecoms
10 18 (23.08%) Java
10 18 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
12 16 (20.51%) Test Management
13 15 (19.23%) Selenium
13 15 (19.23%) SDLC
13 15 (19.23%) BDD
14 14 (17.95%) Defect Management
14 14 (17.95%) Automation Testing
14 14 (17.95%) Banking
14 14 (17.95%) Retail
14 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (16.67%) Scrum
15 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
16 12 (15.38%) Games
16 12 (15.38%) SQL
16 12 (15.38%) Logistics
17 11 (14.10%) LTE
17 11 (14.10%) SAP
17 11 (14.10%) GSM

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 5 (6.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Mingle
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 6 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 6 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) GSM
1 11 (14.10%) LTE
1 11 (14.10%) UMTS
2 9 (11.54%) 2G
2 9 (11.54%) 3G
2 9 (11.54%) 4G
2 9 (11.54%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (11.54%) ISUP
2 9 (11.54%) SCCP
2 9 (11.54%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (11.54%) SS7
2 9 (11.54%) tcpdump
2 9 (11.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) HBase
1 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Selenium
2 10 (12.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
4 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) eggPlant
5 4 (5.13%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.13%) JBehave
5 4 (5.13%) Ranorex
5 4 (5.13%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (5.13%) RSpec
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.56%) JMeter
7 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.56%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.28%) Hudson
8 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Telecoms
3 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 14 (17.95%) Retail
4 12 (15.38%) Games
5 8 (10.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Test Manager
4 11 (14.10%) QA Tester
4 11 (14.10%) Tester
5 9 (11.54%) QA Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) SAP Manager
5 9 (11.54%) SAP Test Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) QA Automation Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Test Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) HTML
2 7 (8.97%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.41%) Behat
3 5 (6.41%) LAMP
4 4 (5.13%) Ajax
4 4 (5.13%) CSS
4 4 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) User Experience
2 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Unix
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 21 (26.92%) Test Strategy
4 18 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (21.79%) Mentoring
6 16 (20.51%) Test Management
7 15 (19.23%) BDD
7 15 (19.23%) SDLC
8 14 (17.95%) Automation Testing
8 14 (17.95%) Defect Management
8 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.67%) Scrum
10 12 (15.38%) Logistics
10 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 10 (12.82%) Performance Testing
11 10 (12.82%) Project Management
11 10 (12.82%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.82%) System Testing
12 9 (11.54%) Test Planning
13 8 (10.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) Java
2 12 (15.38%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) C#
4 7 (8.97%) PHP
5 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Groovy
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (62.82%) ISEB
2 27 (34.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (52.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) HP
2 11 (14.10%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Borland
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Rally
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