The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 160 160 166
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 29 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.75% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.23% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 26
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1548 1302 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.67% 33.85% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1070 1264
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
ISTQB
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basingstoke -6 8 £38,000 -13.14% 1
Fareham - 3 £25,500 -
Gosport - 3 £25,000 - 9
Winchester +6 2 £42,500 +54.54%
Portsmouth -14 2 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 69 (80.23%) ISEB
2 42 (48.84%) Software Testing
3 32 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
5 30 (34.88%) Test Scripting
6 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
7 26 (30.23%) Degree
7 26 (30.23%) Finance
8 24 (27.91%) SQL
9 23 (26.74%) .NET
10 20 (23.26%) QA
11 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
12 17 (19.77%) VB.NET
13 16 (18.60%) Windows
13 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
14 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.28%) Selenium
15 14 (16.28%) DV Cleared
16 13 (15.12%) Scrum
17 12 (13.95%) Retail
17 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
18 11 (12.79%) Test Management
18 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
19 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
19 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (10.47%) JIRA
19 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
20 8 (9.30%) User Stories

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) IIS
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Selenium
2 9 (10.47%) JIRA
3 8 (9.30%) TestDirector
4 5 (5.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.49%) Calabash
6 3 (3.49%) Maven
7 2 (2.33%) JBehave
7 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) WinRunner
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Retail
3 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Games
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Analyst
2 28 (32.56%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) Test Manager
3 18 (20.93%) Tester
4 11 (12.79%) Software Tester
5 8 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Technical Design Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Test Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (3.49%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) HTML
2 7 (8.14%) XSL
3 6 (6.98%) Web Services
4 5 (5.81%) XML
4 5 (5.81%) Middleware
4 5 (5.81%) SOAP
5 2 (2.33%) J2ME
5 2 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.16%) J2EE
6 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.81%) Android
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Software Testing
2 32 (37.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (34.88%) Test Scripting
4 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.12%) Scrum
6 12 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 11 (12.79%) Test Management
7 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Project Management
9 8 (9.30%) User Stories
10 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Software Distribution
11 6 (6.98%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.81%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.81%) SOA
12 5 (5.81%) Validation
12 5 (5.81%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) VB.NET
3 7 (8.14%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) C++
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (80.23%) ISEB
2 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
3 26 (30.23%) Degree
4 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
5 14 (16.28%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Netcool
2 1 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Symbian
4 2 (2.33%) HP
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.16%) ESRI
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Siebel
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 38,000
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago