The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 142 110 173
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +63
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 46 67 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 1.87% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 5.30% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 42 12
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -10.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -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 Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1403 1263 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.94% 35.24% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1036 1182
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Hampshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +4 26 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Basingstoke -5 7 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Winchester -20 4 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Fareham +5 3 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Hook -6 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 47 (61.04%) ISEB
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 33 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (38.96%) Selenium
5 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (33.77%) Software Testing
7 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
8 24 (31.17%) Finance
9 23 (29.87%) QA
10 22 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 21 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (27.27%) Manual Testing
12 20 (25.97%) AS400
13 19 (24.68%) Test Management
13 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
14 18 (23.38%) iSeries
14 18 (23.38%) Coaching
15 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
16 14 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 13 (16.88%) Test Strategy
17 13 (16.88%) Degree
18 12 (15.58%) QuickTest Pro
19 11 (14.29%) Project Management
19 11 (14.29%) Windows
19 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 11 (14.29%) HP
19 11 (14.29%) JIRA
19 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
20 10 (12.99%) User Stories
20 10 (12.99%) Waterfall

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) Selenium
2 16 (20.78%) WebDriver
3 12 (15.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (14.29%) JIRA
5 7 (9.09%) JMeter
5 7 (9.09%) Maven
5 7 (9.09%) NUnit
5 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.49%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.49%) SilkTest
6 5 (6.49%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.19%) LoadUI
7 4 (5.19%) PyUnit
8 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.60%) Ant
9 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Analyst
1 34 (44.16%) Test Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Test Manager
2 16 (20.78%) Tester
3 11 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 10 (12.99%) AS400 Test Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Software Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Applications Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Tester
7 5 (6.49%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (5.19%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (3.90%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.60%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.90%) J2ME
2 3 (3.90%) XSL
3 2 (2.60%) SOAP
3 2 (2.60%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) AS400
2 18 (23.38%) iSeries
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.90%) iPad
6 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.99%) Android
3 5 (6.49%) UNIX
4 4 (5.19%) AIX
4 4 (5.19%) Solaris
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) Software Testing
3 25 (32.47%) Test Automation
4 22 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 21 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 19 (24.68%) Test Management
6 19 (24.68%) Automated Testing
7 18 (23.38%) Coaching
8 13 (16.88%) Test Strategy
9 11 (14.29%) Project Management
9 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 10 (12.99%) User Stories
10 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
10 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.99%) Scrum
11 9 (11.69%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.39%) Regression Testing
13 7 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) C#
3 8 (10.39%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) ISEB
2 21 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.90%) VCP4
9 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) MetaFrame
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.19%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (14.29%) HP
2 6 (7.79%) Capita
3 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago