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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 154 164 159
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 41 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.11% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 2.18% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 6
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
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
1335 1514 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.15% 38.44% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1295 980
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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
Southampton +7 12 £38,000 -10.58%
Winchester - 10 £22,750 - 3
Fareham +17 9 £40,000 +35.59%
Basingstoke +14 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Petersfield - 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (54.65%) ISEB
2 38 (44.19%) SQL
3 37 (43.02%) Software Testing
4 34 (39.53%) QA
5 33 (38.37%) Finance
6 29 (33.72%) HP Quality Center
7 28 (32.56%) Automated Testing
8 25 (29.07%) Selenium
8 25 (29.07%) Non-Functional Testing
8 25 (29.07%) Coaching
8 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
9 23 (26.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 23 (26.74%) Mentoring
10 22 (25.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (25.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (24.42%) Degree
12 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
12 19 (22.09%) iSeries
12 19 (22.09%) AS400
13 17 (19.77%) C#
14 16 (18.60%) Project Management
14 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
14 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
15 15 (17.44%) Automation Testing
16 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (16.28%) Performance Testing
17 13 (15.12%) Windows
18 12 (13.95%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) Selenium
2 23 (26.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (12.79%) JMeter
3 11 (12.79%) NUnit
4 8 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.14%) Maven
5 7 (8.14%) Ant
5 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.81%) NSubstitute
6 5 (5.81%) LoadRunner
7 4 (4.65%) PyUnit
7 4 (4.65%) LoadUI
8 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.16%) MSTest
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Publishing
3 4 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Analyst
2 39 (45.35%) Test Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Test Manager
4 14 (16.28%) Test Team Leader
4 14 (16.28%) Team Leader
5 10 (11.63%) AS400 Test Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) QA Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.81%) Automation Team Leader
9 4 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
1 7 (8.14%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) AS400
1 19 (22.09%) iSeries
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Android
2 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Software Testing
2 28 (32.56%) Automated Testing
3 25 (29.07%) Non-Functional Testing
3 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) Coaching
4 23 (26.74%) Mentoring
5 22 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
7 16 (18.60%) Test Automation
7 16 (18.60%) Project Management
8 15 (17.44%) Automation Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Performance Testing
10 12 (13.95%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.63%) Test Planning
11 10 (11.63%) Functional Testing
11 10 (11.63%) User Stories
12 9 (10.47%) Test Management
12 9 (10.47%) Scrum
13 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 17 (19.77%) C#
3 7 (8.14%) C++
3 7 (8.14%) Python
4 4 (4.65%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) ISEB
2 22 (25.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (25.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 21 (24.42%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (33.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Capita
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 25 days A/L
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus scheme, Pension, Life assuranc
Posted: 6 days ago