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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 135 161 159
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 59 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.60% 0.69% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 1.72% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 16
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1316 1571 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.58% 39.90% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1265 1047
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Winchester +5 22 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Southampton - 8 £41,500 - 1
Fareham +22 4 £41,750 +63.72%
Portsmouth +24 3 £50,000 +70.94%
Gosport -1 2 £30,500 +22.00% 1
Petersfield - 2 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 58 (53.70%) ISEB
2 54 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 45 (41.67%) QA
4 43 (39.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (36.11%) Automated Testing
6 39 (36.11%) Selenium
7 33 (30.56%) SQL
8 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
9 30 (27.78%) HP UFT
9 30 (27.78%) Finance
10 28 (25.93%) C#
11 26 (24.07%) Manual Testing
12 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 24 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 24 (22.22%) Coaching
12 24 (22.22%) Test Strategy
13 23 (21.30%) Performance Testing
14 22 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
14 22 (20.37%) WebDriver
15 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
15 21 (19.44%) JMeter
16 20 (18.52%) Degree
16 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (17.59%) Non-Functional Testing
17 19 (17.59%) Windows
18 18 (16.67%) Automation Testing
19 17 (15.74%) Project Management
19 17 (15.74%) NUnit
20 16 (14.81%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) CTI
2 3 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (36.11%) Selenium
2 30 (27.78%) HP UFT
3 22 (20.37%) WebDriver
4 21 (19.44%) JMeter
5 17 (15.74%) NUnit
6 13 (12.04%) NSubstitute
7 7 (6.48%) Maven
7 7 (6.48%) Ant
7 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.63%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.70%) LoadUI
10 3 (2.78%) SilkTest
10 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.85%) MSTest
12 1 (0.93%) PyUnit
12 1 (0.93%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.93%) JIRA
12 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
General
1 30 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Publishing
3 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (37.96%) Analyst
2 40 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Test Team Leader
3 28 (25.93%) Team Leader
4 17 (15.74%) Test Manager
4 17 (15.74%) Automation Team Leader
5 15 (13.89%) Test Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) QA Analyst
7 11 (10.19%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (9.26%) Tester
9 6 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) AS400 Test Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Test Specialist
10 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Systems Test Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) .NET
1 11 (10.19%) Web Services
2 7 (6.48%) CGI
3 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.78%) JSP
3 3 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) AS400
1 13 (12.04%) iSeries
2 7 (6.48%) Replication
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.59%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) UNIX
3 4 (3.70%) Android
3 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (36.11%) Automated Testing
4 26 (24.07%) Manual Testing
5 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 24 (22.22%) Coaching
6 23 (21.30%) Performance Testing
7 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (17.59%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 17 (15.74%) Project Management
11 16 (14.81%) Unit Testing
11 16 (14.81%) Test Scripting
11 16 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 13 (12.04%) Security Testing
14 12 (11.11%) TDD
15 11 (10.19%) Web Testing
15 11 (10.19%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) SQL
2 28 (25.93%) C#
3 5 (4.63%) C
4 4 (3.70%) C++
4 4 (3.70%) Python
5 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (53.70%) ISEB
2 43 (39.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 20 (18.52%) Degree
5 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) HP
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
3 4 (3.70%) Capita
4 3 (2.78%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago