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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 133 130 178
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +48
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 54 70 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.57% 1.93% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 5.45% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 18
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +15.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1347 1285 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.18% 35.43% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1040 1260
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Hampshire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aldershot +11 12 £80,000 +220.00%
Southampton -12 11 £29,000 -30.12% 1
Farnborough - 7 £42,500 - 1
Winchester +2 6 £35,750 +16.26%
Basingstoke - 3 £28,750 -
Fareham -6 1 £27,500 -32.92% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 88 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (73.58%) Selenium
3 77 (72.64%) C#
4 57 (53.77%) QA
5 52 (49.06%) Test Automation
6 43 (40.57%) ISEB
7 42 (39.62%) SDLC
8 41 (38.68%) HP UFT
9 39 (36.79%) Java
10 38 (35.85%) Defect Management
11 37 (34.91%) HP Quality Center
12 36 (33.96%) TDD
12 36 (33.96%) Test Strategy
13 33 (31.13%) BDD
13 33 (31.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 32 (30.19%) Test Planning
14 32 (30.19%) Waterfall
15 31 (29.25%) V-Model
15 31 (29.25%) Test Scripting
16 29 (27.36%) SQL
16 29 (27.36%) Regression Testing
16 29 (27.36%) Ranorex
17 28 (26.42%) RUP
18 27 (25.47%) Scrum
18 27 (25.47%) Bugzilla
18 27 (25.47%) Risk Analysis
18 27 (25.47%) Testopia
18 27 (25.47%) WebDriver
19 21 (19.81%) Finance
19 21 (19.81%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) IaaS
1 2 (1.89%) PaaS
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) SAN
1 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (73.58%) Selenium
2 41 (38.68%) HP UFT
3 29 (27.36%) Ranorex
4 27 (25.47%) Bugzilla
4 27 (25.47%) Testopia
4 27 (25.47%) WebDriver
5 21 (19.81%) Cucumber
5 21 (19.81%) SoapUI
6 15 (14.15%) NUnit
7 14 (13.21%) JIRA
8 11 (10.38%) TeamCity
9 10 (9.43%) SpecFlow
10 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
11 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
11 6 (5.66%) JMeter
12 5 (4.72%) YouTrack
13 3 (2.83%) NSubstitute
13 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.89%) Maven
14 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Retail
3 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Tester
2 21 (19.81%) Head of Testing
3 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 16 (15.09%) Test Engineer
5 14 (13.21%) Automation Tester
5 14 (13.21%) QA Engineer
6 13 (12.26%) Test Leader
7 11 (10.38%) Software Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (10.38%) Test Manager
8 10 (9.43%) Automation Test Lead
8 10 (9.43%) Developer
8 10 (9.43%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Software Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Agile Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (7.55%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (7.55%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) HTML
3 8 (7.55%) Web Services
3 8 (7.55%) XHTML
3 8 (7.55%) XML
4 6 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) Ajax
7 1 (0.94%) REST
7 1 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.49%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.49%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.60%) Replication
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Fintech
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Unix
3 7 (6.60%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) AIX
4 5 (4.72%) Android
4 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (49.06%) Test Automation
3 42 (39.62%) SDLC
4 38 (35.85%) Defect Management
5 36 (33.96%) TDD
5 36 (33.96%) Test Strategy
6 33 (31.13%) BDD
7 32 (30.19%) Test Planning
7 32 (30.19%) Waterfall
8 31 (29.25%) Test Scripting
8 31 (29.25%) V-Model
9 29 (27.36%) Regression Testing
10 28 (26.42%) RUP
11 27 (25.47%) Risk Analysis
11 27 (25.47%) Scrum
12 20 (18.87%) Performance Testing
12 20 (18.87%) Software Testing
13 19 (17.92%) Automated Testing
13 19 (17.92%) User Stories
14 17 (16.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (72.64%) C#
2 39 (36.79%) Java
3 29 (27.36%) SQL
4 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.66%) Python
4 6 (5.66%) Ruby
4 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.89%) C++
5 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (40.57%) ISEB
2 33 (31.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 18 (16.98%) Degree
4 16 (15.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (53.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (34.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) HP
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) IBM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
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