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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 157 125 174
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +49
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 32 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.83% 1.44% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 4.32% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 21
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
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
1363 1087 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.49% 33.23% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 902 1345
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
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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 14 £35,000 -17.64%
Basingstoke -18 8 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Winchester -19 2 £30,500 +24.48%
Andover - 2 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 42 (60.87%) ISEB
2 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (37.68%) SQL
4 26 (37.68%) Test Automation
5 25 (36.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (36.23%) Test Management
5 25 (36.23%) Software Testing
5 25 (36.23%) Selenium
6 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
7 18 (26.09%) QA
7 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
8 17 (24.64%) Finance
8 17 (24.64%) WebDriver
9 16 (23.19%) AS400
9 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
10 14 (20.29%) Coaching
10 14 (20.29%) Regression Testing
10 14 (20.29%) iSeries
10 14 (20.29%) JIRA
11 13 (18.84%) Waterfall
11 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
11 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 11 (15.94%) Java
13 11 (15.94%) HP
14 10 (14.49%) Scrum
14 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
15 9 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 9 (13.04%) JavaScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Selenium
2 17 (24.64%) WebDriver
3 14 (20.29%) JIRA
4 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.25%) Maven
5 5 (7.25%) SilkTest
5 5 (7.25%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.80%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.80%) NUnit
7 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.35%) PyUnit
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.90%) JMeter
9 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Analyst
1 32 (46.38%) Test Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Tester
3 13 (18.84%) Senior Tester
4 11 (15.94%) Test Manager
5 10 (14.49%) Software Tester
6 8 (11.59%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Software Tester
8 6 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.70%) Test Leader
9 5 (7.25%) Mobile Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Applications Tester
10 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.90%) Lead Tester
11 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Junior
12 1 (1.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.35%) JSP
4 3 (4.35%) XSL
4 3 (4.35%) J2ME
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) AS400
2 14 (20.29%) iSeries
3 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Android
1 8 (11.59%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) AIX
3 5 (7.25%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Test Automation
3 25 (36.23%) Test Management
3 25 (36.23%) Software Testing
4 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
5 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 16 (23.19%) Mentoring
7 14 (20.29%) Coaching
7 14 (20.29%) Regression Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
8 13 (18.84%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.49%) Scrum
9 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.59%) ITIL
11 7 (10.14%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.14%) Test Planning
12 6 (8.70%) Functional Testing
12 6 (8.70%) User Stories
12 6 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) C
6 3 (4.35%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) ISEB
2 25 (36.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 9 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (8.70%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 29 (42.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) HP
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) Capita
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.45%) IBM