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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 161 150 168
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 0.62% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 1.87% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 36
Average salary £33,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £42,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
1348 1068 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.28% 32.93% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 889 1359
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Basingstoke -1 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Winchester -2 3 £32,500 +32.65%
Petersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Southampton +1 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Farnborough - 2 £25,250 -
Andover - 2 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) ISEB
3 33 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
5 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (40.91%) Selenium
7 25 (37.88%) Test Management
8 21 (31.82%) WebDriver
9 19 (28.79%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (27.27%) Manual Testing
11 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
11 17 (25.76%) QA
12 16 (24.24%) SQL
12 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
12 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
13 15 (22.73%) Java
13 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
13 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
14 14 (21.21%) JIRA
15 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
16 12 (18.18%) HP
16 12 (18.18%) Scrum
16 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 11 (16.67%) Windows
18 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
18 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
18 10 (15.15%) User Stories
19 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
19 9 (13.64%) .NET
19 9 (13.64%) SaaS

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Selenium
2 21 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 14 (21.21%) JIRA
4 8 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.58%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.58%) Maven
6 5 (7.58%) SilkTest
7 4 (6.06%) NUnit
7 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.55%) PyUnit
8 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.52%) JMeter
10 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Electronics
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
1 25 (37.88%) Test Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Tester
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Tester
4 12 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 9 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 6 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Applications Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Team Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.55%) AS400 Test Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) HTML
3 7 (10.61%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) XSL
4 3 (4.55%) J2ME
4 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) JSP
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Replication
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) AS400
3 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.55%) iSeries
4 3 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) UNIX
2 8 (12.12%) Android
2 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) AIX
3 6 (9.09%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 31 (46.97%) Test Automation
4 25 (37.88%) Test Management
5 18 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
7 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 13 (19.70%) Waterfall
10 12 (18.18%) Scrum
11 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.15%) User Stories
12 9 (13.64%) Mentoring
13 8 (12.12%) Project Management
13 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (10.61%) Compatibility Testing
14 7 (10.61%) ITIL
14 7 (10.61%) Test Planning
15 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
16 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) C
6 3 (4.55%) Python
6 3 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) ISEB
2 30 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.76%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) HP
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) Capita
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
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