The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 164 166 162
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 29 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 2.13% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 21
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1567 1314 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.88% 33.41% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1073 1260
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 8 £36,000 -17.71%
Winchester +7 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Fareham - 3 £25,500 -
Gosport - 3 - - 4
Portsmouth -19 2 £29,250 -22.00% 1
Farnborough - 2 £57,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 58 (74.36%) ISEB
2 36 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 29 (37.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
4 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
5 25 (32.05%) Finance
6 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.77%) Degree
7 19 (24.36%) SQL
7 19 (24.36%) .NET
8 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 16 (20.51%) Windows
10 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 15 (19.23%) QA
10 15 (19.23%) DV Cleared
10 15 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
12 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 12 (15.38%) Retail
13 12 (15.38%) Scrum
13 12 (15.38%) Selenium
14 11 (14.10%) Test Management
15 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (12.82%) User Stories
16 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
16 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (6.41%) IIS
1 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Selenium
2 8 (10.26%) TestDirector
3 6 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.41%) JIRA
5 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.28%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.28%) Calabash
7 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Retail
3 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Analyst
2 25 (32.05%) Test Analyst
3 18 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 14 (17.95%) Tester
5 9 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.97%) Technical Design Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.13%) Automation Team Leader
10 3 (3.85%) Testing Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Design Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Testing Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Head of Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) XSL
3 3 (3.85%) SOAP
3 3 (3.85%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) XML
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) J2ME
4 2 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.56%) iPad
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) BBC
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 29 (37.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
4 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.38%) Scrum
6 11 (14.10%) Test Management
7 10 (12.82%) User Stories
8 9 (11.54%) Project Management
8 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.26%) Regression Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Test Strategy
10 6 (7.69%) Software Distribution
10 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (7.69%) Validation
11 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
3 8 (10.26%) Java
4 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (74.36%) ISEB
2 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) Degree
4 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 15 (19.23%) DV Cleared
5 15 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Netcool
2 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Fujitsu
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Symbian
5 2 (2.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) ESRI
Gosport, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Exceptional Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago