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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 177 173 173
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 1.35% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 16
Average salary £36,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1597 1261 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.60% 31.96% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1026 1315
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 6 £36,000 -24.21%
Gosport - 6 - - 1
Winchester +7 4 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Petersfield - 3 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £56,250 - 1
Andover - 2 £32,000 -
Southampton 0 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Portsmouth -18 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Fareham - 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 41 (67.21%) ISEB
2 23 (37.70%) Software Testing
3 22 (36.07%) Test Scripting
3 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
4 21 (34.43%) Finance
5 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
6 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
8 15 (24.59%) Test Management
8 15 (24.59%) QA
8 15 (24.59%) Windows
9 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (22.95%) Regression Testing
10 12 (19.67%) Selenium
10 12 (19.67%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
11 11 (18.03%) Java
11 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) Retail
12 10 (16.39%) User Stories
13 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
13 9 (14.75%) Degree
13 9 (14.75%) Scrum
13 9 (14.75%) .NET
13 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.11%) SQL
14 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) 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 12 (19.67%) Selenium
2 9 (14.75%) WebDriver
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) TestDirector
5 6 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.28%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) Calabash
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (34.43%) 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 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 22 (36.07%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.75%) Tester
4 9 (14.75%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Automation Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Head of Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) XSL
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) JSP
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) J2ME
6 1 (1.64%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) 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 23 (37.70%) Software Testing
2 22 (36.07%) Test Scripting
3 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 15 (24.59%) Test Management
5 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (22.95%) Regression Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.39%) User Stories
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.48%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.20%) Software Distribution
11 5 (8.20%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Change Management
11 5 (8.20%) Project Management
12 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) 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%) C
6 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (67.21%) ISEB
2 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
4 18 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
7 9 (14.75%) Degree
8 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) 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 7 (11.48%) HP
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Fujitsu
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) Symbian
5 2 (3.28%) Capita
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) ESRI
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago