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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 162 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 34 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.85% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 0.97% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 16
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £37,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1499 1240 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.51% 32.44% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1007 1331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +5 7 £36,000 -31.42% 2
Gosport - 6 - - 8
Petersfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Winchester - 4 £42,500 -
Southampton -2 3 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Portsmouth -16 2 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Andover - 2 £32,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £56,250 -
Fareham -6 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (63.93%) ISEB
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) Software Testing
4 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
5 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
5 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
6 19 (31.15%) Finance
6 19 (31.15%) Test Management
7 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
8 16 (26.23%) QA
9 15 (24.59%) Regression Testing
10 14 (22.95%) Selenium
10 14 (22.95%) Windows
11 13 (21.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (21.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
13 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
13 11 (18.03%) Java
13 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.39%) Degree
14 10 (16.39%) JIRA
14 10 (16.39%) Retail
15 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
15 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (14.75%) User Stories
15 9 (14.75%) HP
15 9 (14.75%) Scrum
15 9 (14.75%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.92%) IIS
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Selenium
2 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (16.39%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) TestDirector
4 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.64%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.64%) Calabash
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Automotive
5 1 (1.64%) Military
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Test Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Test Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Test Leader
5 9 (14.75%) Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Automation Team Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Test Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Head of Testing
11 1 (1.64%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 6 (9.84%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.92%) JSP
4 3 (4.92%) XSL
5 2 (3.28%) J2ME
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.92%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) Software Testing
3 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
4 19 (31.15%) Test Management
5 18 (29.51%) Test Automation
6 15 (24.59%) Regression Testing
7 13 (21.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Scrum
8 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
8 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
8 9 (14.75%) User Stories
9 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
10 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.84%) Test Planning
11 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) Performance Engineering
12 5 (8.20%) Software Distribution
12 5 (8.20%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (63.93%) ISEB
2 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (31.15%) SC Cleared
5 13 (21.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
7 10 (16.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) Control-M
3 1 (1.64%) Netcool
3 1 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) HP
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
5 3 (4.92%) Capita
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) ESRI
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) Symbian
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 10 days ago