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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 176 172 144
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 39 57 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 3.28% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 65
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
1363 1737 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.88% 32.61% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1350 1263
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bracknell +5 6 £27,500 -29.48%
Reading -6 5 £43,500 -9.37%
Newbury +3 3 £45,000 +21.62%
Maidenhead 0 2 £66,250 +32.50%
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Slough +11 1 £24,500 -45.55%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 54 (70.13%) ISEB
2 34 (44.16%) QA
3 31 (40.26%) HP
4 30 (38.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (32.47%) Finance
7 23 (29.87%) Software Testing
8 20 (25.97%) Test Management
9 19 (24.68%) Scrum
9 19 (24.68%) Test Strategy
10 18 (23.38%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (23.38%) C#
11 16 (20.78%) Java
11 16 (20.78%) SQL
11 16 (20.78%) SAP
11 16 (20.78%) Selenium
12 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
12 15 (19.48%) HTML
12 15 (19.48%) Automation Testing
13 14 (18.18%) Defect Management
14 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (15.58%) GSM
15 12 (15.58%) UMTS
15 12 (15.58%) SDLC
15 12 (15.58%) LTE
16 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
16 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 11 (14.29%) CSS
16 11 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 11 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 11 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) GSM
1 12 (15.58%) LTE
1 12 (15.58%) UMTS
2 9 (11.69%) 2G
2 9 (11.69%) 3G
2 9 (11.69%) 4G
2 9 (11.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (11.69%) ISUP
2 9 (11.69%) SCCP
2 9 (11.69%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (11.69%) SS7
2 9 (11.69%) tcpdump
2 9 (11.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) HBase
1 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) JIRA
3 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.79%) Ranorex
4 6 (7.79%) SoapUI
4 6 (7.79%) TestComplete
5 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.49%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.19%) eggPlant
6 4 (5.19%) JBehave
6 4 (5.19%) JMeter
6 4 (5.19%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (5.19%) RSpec
6 4 (5.19%) Subversion
7 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.60%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (2.60%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
3 11 (14.29%) Retail
4 9 (11.69%) Banking
5 8 (10.39%) Games
6 6 (7.79%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Test Manager
3 15 (19.48%) SAP Manager
3 15 (19.48%) SAP Test Manager
4 14 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Tester
6 7 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 7 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Automation Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Developer
8 5 (6.49%) QA Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) HTML
2 11 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (7.79%) Ajax
4 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) Behat
5 1 (1.30%) CSS3
5 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) HTML5
5 1 (1.30%) JMX
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) LAMP
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) XHTML
5 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Unix
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Software Testing
3 20 (25.97%) Test Management
4 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 19 (24.68%) Test Strategy
5 15 (19.48%) Automation Testing
5 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 13 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (15.58%) SDLC
9 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 10 (12.99%) Logistics
10 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.39%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.39%) System Testing
13 7 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) Java
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) Python
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (70.13%) ISEB
2 30 (38.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (10.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) AAT
6 2 (2.60%) HND
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (44.16%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (2.60%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) HP
2 16 (20.78%) SAP
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.79%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.60%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.30%) Rally
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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