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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 145 168 110
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -58
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 40 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.20% 1.00% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 2.87% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 38
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
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
1153 1361 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.61% 34.94% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1137 956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016.

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 February 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
(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
Aldershot - 14 £62,500 -
Winchester +8 2 £52,500 +72.13%
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 - 1
Gosport - 2 £30,000 -
Southampton -16 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Havant - 1 £35,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £34,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 56 (67.47%) Selenium
2 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.81%) C#
4 38 (45.78%) ISEB
5 36 (43.37%) QA
6 30 (36.14%) HP UFT
6 30 (36.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (33.73%) Defect Management
7 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
8 27 (32.53%) Test Scripting
9 26 (31.33%) SDLC
10 25 (30.12%) HP Quality Center
10 25 (30.12%) Java
11 23 (27.71%) Windows
11 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
12 22 (26.51%) Scrum
13 21 (25.30%) Cucumber
14 20 (24.10%) TDD
14 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
15 19 (22.89%) Bugzilla
15 19 (22.89%) BDD
15 19 (22.89%) Testopia
15 19 (22.89%) Ranorex
16 17 (20.48%) Test Management
17 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
17 16 (19.28%) SoapUI
18 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
18 15 (18.07%) Automation Testing
18 15 (18.07%) Test Planning
18 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) CTI
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (67.47%) Selenium
2 30 (36.14%) HP UFT
3 21 (25.30%) Cucumber
4 19 (22.89%) Bugzilla
4 19 (22.89%) Ranorex
4 19 (22.89%) Testopia
5 16 (19.28%) SoapUI
6 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
7 11 (13.25%) JIRA
8 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
8 8 (9.64%) Maven
9 7 (8.43%) NUnit
9 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
11 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
11 5 (6.02%) TestDirector
12 4 (4.82%) JMeter
12 4 (4.82%) WATIR
13 3 (3.61%) NSubstitute
General
1 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Test Engineer
2 26 (31.33%) Analyst
3 25 (30.12%) Test Analyst
4 17 (20.48%) Tester
5 11 (13.25%) Test Manager
6 10 (12.05%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Tester
8 8 (9.64%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Test Leader
9 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
9 6 (7.23%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (6.02%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Automation Team Leader
11 4 (4.82%) QA Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) .NET
1 11 (13.25%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) Gherkin
3 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.23%) CGI
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
6 3 (3.61%) WCF
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Unix
3 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.02%) AIX
4 5 (6.02%) Windows NT
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) Defect Management
2 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
3 27 (32.53%) Test Scripting
4 26 (31.33%) SDLC
5 23 (27.71%) Waterfall
6 22 (26.51%) Scrum
7 20 (24.10%) Automated Testing
7 20 (24.10%) TDD
8 19 (22.89%) BDD
9 17 (20.48%) Test Management
10 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
11 15 (18.07%) Automation Testing
11 15 (18.07%) Test Planning
12 14 (16.87%) Software Testing
12 14 (16.87%) Test Strategy
13 12 (14.46%) User Stories
14 11 (13.25%) Functional Testing
14 11 (13.25%) V-Model
15 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) C#
2 25 (30.12%) Java
3 11 (13.25%) Groovy
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.05%) Ruby
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
5 7 (8.43%) Python
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.02%) C
7 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) ISEB
2 30 (36.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
4 13 (15.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.82%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (43.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (30.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) HP
4 3 (3.61%) Citrix
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Transactor Global Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago