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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 182 174 156
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 33 48 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.94% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 2.83% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 59
Median salary £46,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,300 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £55,000 £48,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1426 1699 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.65% 33.40% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 1246 1321
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 5 £50,000 +28.20%
Slough +20 3 £38,000 -15.55%
Reading -17 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Newbury -6 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Maidenhead -7 1 £70,000 +40.00%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 57 (71.25%) ISEB
2 41 (51.25%) QA
3 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (33.75%) HP
6 25 (31.25%) Software Testing
7 23 (28.75%) Finance
8 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
9 19 (23.75%) Scrum
9 19 (23.75%) Test Management
10 18 (22.50%) Java
11 17 (21.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (20.00%) Selenium
12 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 15 (18.75%) SAP
14 14 (17.50%) C#
14 14 (17.50%) Retail
14 14 (17.50%) BDD
15 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
15 13 (16.25%) SDLC
15 13 (16.25%) HTML
15 13 (16.25%) SQL
16 12 (15.00%) GSM
16 12 (15.00%) UMTS
16 12 (15.00%) LTE
16 12 (15.00%) Logistics
16 12 (15.00%) Banking
16 12 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 3 (3.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Mingle
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 10 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 10 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) GSM
1 12 (15.00%) LTE
1 12 (15.00%) UMTS
2 9 (11.25%) 2G
2 9 (11.25%) 3G
2 9 (11.25%) 4G
2 9 (11.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 9 (11.25%) ISUP
2 9 (11.25%) SCCP
2 9 (11.25%) SIGTRAN
2 9 (11.25%) SS7
2 9 (11.25%) tcpdump
2 9 (11.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) HBase
1 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Selenium
2 11 (13.75%) JIRA
3 10 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.25%) Ranorex
7 4 (5.00%) eggPlant
7 4 (5.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (5.00%) JBehave
7 4 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (5.00%) RSpec
7 4 (5.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.00%) Subversion
7 4 (5.00%) TestComplete
8 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.50%) JMeter
9 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Telecoms
3 14 (17.50%) Retail
4 12 (15.00%) Banking
5 11 (13.75%) Games
6 9 (11.25%) Marketing
7 2 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 13 (16.25%) SAP Manager
3 13 (16.25%) SAP Test Manager
3 13 (16.25%) Test Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Tester
5 10 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Network Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
8 5 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.00%) Ajax
4 4 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) Behat
5 3 (3.75%) LAMP
6 2 (2.50%) Spring
7 1 (1.25%) .NET
7 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) User Experience
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Life Science
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Unix
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 19 (23.75%) Scrum
4 19 (23.75%) Test Management
5 17 (21.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (17.50%) BDD
8 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
8 13 (16.25%) SDLC
9 12 (15.00%) Logistics
9 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.75%) Defect Management
10 11 (13.75%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Project Management
11 10 (12.50%) System Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Test Planning
12 9 (11.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) Java
2 14 (17.50%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.25%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.75%) Perl
6 3 (3.75%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) Groovy
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (71.25%) ISEB
2 32 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) AAT
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (51.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) HP
2 15 (18.75%) SAP
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) Borland
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Rally
Reading, Berkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
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