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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 156 202 101
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -101
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 27 24 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.47% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 1.43% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 113
Median salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £28,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1009 1673 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.12% 32.87% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 737 1295 1422
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +51 22 £42,500 -15.00%
Newbury - 2 £27,500 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £26,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (43.59%) ISEB
3 31 (39.74%) Selenium
4 27 (34.62%) Performance Testing
5 26 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 24 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 24 (30.77%) C#
7 23 (29.49%) QA
7 23 (29.49%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (26.92%) Automation Testing
8 21 (26.92%) Scrum
8 21 (26.92%) HTML
8 21 (26.92%) HP
9 20 (25.64%) Test Strategy
10 19 (24.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
10 19 (24.36%) SQL
10 19 (24.36%) Degree
11 18 (23.08%) JMeter
11 18 (23.08%) Test Management
12 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (19.23%) Oracle
13 14 (17.95%) SAP
13 14 (17.95%) SOAP
13 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
13 14 (17.95%) TDD
13 14 (17.95%) Open Source
14 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.67%) CSS

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 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.13%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) GSM
2 2 (2.56%) LTE
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (39.74%) Selenium
2 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
3 18 (23.08%) JMeter
4 10 (12.82%) Rational Performance Tester
4 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.82%) WebDriver
5 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (11.54%) TestComplete
6 7 (8.97%) JIRA
7 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.13%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.85%) TestNG
10 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.56%) Hudson
10 2 (2.56%) JUnit
10 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.56%) Subversion
11 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Games
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Tester
2 14 (17.95%) Test Manager
3 13 (16.67%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Performance Manager
5 10 (12.82%) Technical Leader
6 9 (11.54%) Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Automation Tester
7 8 (10.26%) Developer in Test
7 8 (10.26%) Performance Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Performance Test Leader
7 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
8 7 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.97%) QA Tester
9 6 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
10 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) HTML
2 14 (17.95%) SOAP
3 13 (16.67%) CSS
4 12 (15.38%) Web Services
5 10 (12.82%) Ajax
6 8 (10.26%) JMX
6 8 (10.26%) REST
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) JSON
9 2 (2.56%) CSS3
9 2 (2.56%) HTML5
9 2 (2.56%) jQuery
9 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.56%) XHTML
9 2 (2.56%) XSLT
10 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Unix
2 3 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) Performance Testing
3 26 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 24 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 21 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 21 (26.92%) Scrum
6 20 (25.64%) Test Strategy
7 18 (23.08%) Test Management
8 14 (17.95%) Open Source
8 14 (17.95%) TDD
9 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.82%) TMap
10 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.54%) OO
11 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) C#
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) Python
5 8 (10.26%) C
5 8 (10.26%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (43.59%) ISEB
2 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 19 (24.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) AAT
4 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (14.10%) HP SiteScope
2 11 (14.10%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) HP
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) SAP
4 12 (15.38%) SOASTA, Inc
5 10 (12.82%) IBM
5 10 (12.82%) Riverbed
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