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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 148 146 163
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 40 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.99% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 2.60% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 8
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
1321 1537 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.67% 37.93% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 1302 1028
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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 21 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Fareham +11 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Basingstoke +18 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Winchester - 4 £22,500 - 1
Hook +6 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
Petersfield - 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (56.76%) ISEB
2 39 (52.70%) SQL
3 32 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (39.19%) Software Testing
5 28 (37.84%) Finance
6 25 (33.78%) QA
7 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
8 20 (27.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 19 (25.68%) Coaching
9 19 (25.68%) iSeries
9 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (25.68%) Degree
9 19 (25.68%) AS400
9 19 (25.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 18 (24.32%) Selenium
11 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
12 16 (21.62%) Project Management
12 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
12 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (20.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (18.92%) Manual Testing
14 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
15 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
16 12 (16.22%) Automation Testing
16 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
17 11 (14.86%) C#
18 10 (13.51%) User Stories
18 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
18 10 (13.51%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (24.32%) Selenium
3 6 (8.11%) NUnit
3 6 (8.11%) JMeter
4 5 (6.76%) Ant
4 5 (6.76%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.41%) LoadUI
5 4 (5.41%) PyUnit
6 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.35%) MSTest
General
1 28 (37.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Test Analyst
1 38 (51.35%) Analyst
2 16 (21.62%) Test Manager
3 10 (13.51%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.76%) Tester
6 5 (6.76%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) iSeries
1 19 (25.68%) AS400
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.46%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) AIX
3 2 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Software Testing
2 23 (31.08%) Mentoring
3 19 (25.68%) Coaching
3 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) Manual Testing
5 14 (18.92%) Test Scripting
6 13 (17.57%) Test Automation
7 12 (16.22%) Automation Testing
8 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.51%) User Stories
9 10 (13.51%) Functional Testing
9 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
10 9 (12.16%) Test Management
10 9 (12.16%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Scrum
11 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) C#
3 7 (9.46%) Python
3 7 (9.46%) C++
4 4 (5.41%) C
5 2 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (56.76%) ISEB
2 20 (27.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 19 (25.68%) Degree
4 15 (20.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (43.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) HP
3 4 (5.41%) Capita
3 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 11 days ago