The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Fareham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 0.29% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
ISTQB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fareham region.

Qualifications Category
Fareham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fareham 37.14% 35.76% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 110 80 69
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Fareham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Fareham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Fareham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Fareham region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Fareham

ISTQB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fareham region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Fareham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fareham region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP