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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 120 137 167
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 64 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.90% 1.53% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 4.24% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 20
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
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
1229 1321 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.45% 36.04% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1068 1309
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Southampton +3 12 £38,750 -4.32% 2
Aldershot - 10 £78,750 -
Basingstoke +2 9 £52,500 +50.00%
Winchester +7 8 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Petersfield -8 7 - -
Farnborough - 3 £37,500 -
Fareham -14 2 £27,000 -29.87%
Portsmouth +2 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Gosport -7 1 - -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (73.03%) C#
3 63 (70.79%) Selenium
4 52 (58.43%) QA
5 46 (51.69%) Test Automation
6 36 (40.45%) ISEB
7 33 (37.08%) HP UFT
8 32 (35.96%) TDD
9 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
9 31 (34.83%) WebDriver
10 30 (33.71%) BDD
10 30 (33.71%) Defect Management
10 30 (33.71%) Java
11 29 (32.58%) SDLC
12 28 (31.46%) SQL
13 26 (29.21%) Scrum
14 24 (26.97%) Waterfall
14 24 (26.97%) Cucumber
14 24 (26.97%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (24.72%) Test Strategy
15 22 (24.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 22 (24.72%) V-Model
15 22 (24.72%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (23.60%) Windows
16 21 (23.60%) User Stories
17 20 (22.47%) Test Planning
17 20 (22.47%) Performance Testing
17 20 (22.47%) Software Testing
18 19 (21.35%) Ranorex
19 18 (20.22%) Testopia

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) IaaS
1 1 (1.12%) PaaS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) VLAN
2 2 (2.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (70.79%) Selenium
2 33 (37.08%) HP UFT
3 31 (34.83%) WebDriver
4 24 (26.97%) Cucumber
5 19 (21.35%) Ranorex
6 18 (20.22%) Bugzilla
6 18 (20.22%) JIRA
6 18 (20.22%) Testopia
7 16 (17.98%) NUnit
8 15 (16.85%) SoapUI
9 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
10 10 (11.24%) SpecFlow
11 9 (10.11%) Maven
12 8 (8.99%) JMeter
13 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
14 5 (5.62%) NSubstitute
15 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
16 2 (2.25%) Hudson
16 2 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Test Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Analyst
2 19 (21.35%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.22%) Tester
4 12 (13.48%) Test Leader
5 11 (12.36%) Automation Test Lead
5 11 (12.36%) Automation Tester
6 10 (11.24%) Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Head of Testing
6 10 (11.24%) QA Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) UAT Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Automation Team Leader
9 7 (7.87%) Team Leader
9 7 (7.87%) Test Manager
9 7 (7.87%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Software Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
3 8 (8.99%) Web Services
3 8 (8.99%) XHTML
3 8 (8.99%) XML
4 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.12%) Ajax
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.12%) REST
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (10.11%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Replication
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Fintech
4 3 (3.37%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 14 (15.73%) Unix
3 5 (5.62%) Linux
4 4 (4.49%) AIX
4 4 (4.49%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) Test Automation
3 32 (35.96%) TDD
4 31 (34.83%) Test Scripting
5 30 (33.71%) BDD
5 30 (33.71%) Defect Management
6 29 (32.58%) SDLC
7 26 (29.21%) Scrum
8 24 (26.97%) Waterfall
9 22 (24.72%) Test Strategy
9 22 (24.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (24.72%) V-Model
10 21 (23.60%) User Stories
11 20 (22.47%) Performance Testing
11 20 (22.47%) Software Testing
11 20 (22.47%) Test Planning
12 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
12 17 (19.10%) RUP
12 17 (19.10%) Unit Testing
13 16 (17.98%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) Java
3 28 (31.46%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) PHP
5 6 (6.74%) C++
6 4 (4.49%) Python
6 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) C
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Groovy
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (40.45%) ISEB
2 22 (24.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 17 (19.10%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.98%) Degree
5 13 (14.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (58.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (26.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) HP
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Telelogic
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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