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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 159 178 170
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 36 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 0.36% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 1.11% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 28
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -2.85%
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
1347 1174 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.78% 32.70% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 961 1331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +19 8 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Petersfield - 8 £32,500 -
Southampton +9 5 £60,000 +60.00%
Gosport - 3 - - 12
Farnborough - 3 £27,000 -
Andover - 2 £32,000 -
Winchester +6 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Fareham +3 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £33,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 39 (60.00%) ISEB
2 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) Software Testing
4 25 (38.46%) Selenium
4 25 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (36.92%) Test Automation
6 23 (35.38%) Test Management
7 20 (30.77%) QA
7 20 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
9 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
9 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
10 16 (24.62%) Regression Testing
10 16 (24.62%) Waterfall
11 15 (23.08%) JIRA
12 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
12 14 (21.54%) Java
12 14 (21.54%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 13 (20.00%) Windows
13 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 13 (20.00%) Finance
14 12 (18.46%) SQL
14 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (15.38%) Scrum
16 10 (15.38%) HP
17 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
17 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
17 9 (13.85%) SaaS

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (4.62%) IIS
1 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Selenium
2 20 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 15 (23.08%) JIRA
4 9 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.69%) SilkTest
6 5 (7.69%) Maven
6 5 (7.69%) TestDirector
6 5 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.54%) NUnit
10 1 (1.54%) JMeter
10 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Test Analyst
3 16 (24.62%) Tester
4 14 (21.54%) Test Manager
5 12 (18.46%) Senior Tester
6 10 (15.38%) Software Tester
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Tester
7 7 (10.77%) Test Leader
8 6 (9.23%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Applications Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (6.15%) Automation Team Leader
10 4 (6.15%) Test Team Leader
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.08%) Head of Testing
11 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Test Manager
11 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (3.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) J2ME
3 3 (4.62%) XSL
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) JSP
3 3 (4.62%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.62%) iPad
5 2 (3.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) BBC
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 5 (7.69%) Android
3 5 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) AIX
4 4 (6.15%) Solaris
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Software Testing
3 24 (36.92%) Test Automation
4 23 (35.38%) Test Management
5 17 (26.15%) Test Scripting
6 16 (24.62%) Regression Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Waterfall
7 14 (21.54%) Manual Testing
8 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Scrum
11 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.31%) User Stories
13 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Compatibility Testing
14 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
14 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
14 6 (9.23%) Project Management
15 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
15 5 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 12 (18.46%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) ISEB
2 25 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (27.69%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
5 13 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
7 6 (9.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) HP
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) Capita
5 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.54%) ESRI
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago