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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 138 148 171
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 37 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.50% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 22
Median salary £46,250 £37,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
1101 1000 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.36% 29.98% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 886 821 1149
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Winchester +18 11 £55,000 +29.41%
Farnborough -9 9 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Fareham - 4 £34,750 - 1
Southampton +2 2 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Aldershot 0 2 £77,500 +192.45%
Gosport +10 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Portsmouth -1 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Basingstoke -12 1 £55,000 +129.16%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 71 (82.56%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (77.91%) Selenium
3 51 (59.30%) C#
4 43 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 38 (44.19%) SDLC
6 33 (38.37%) HP UFT
7 32 (37.21%) ISEB
8 30 (34.88%) TDD
9 29 (33.72%) BDD
10 28 (32.56%) QA
11 26 (30.23%) Test Management
12 25 (29.07%) JIRA
12 25 (29.07%) Software Testing
13 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
13 24 (27.91%) Java
13 24 (27.91%) .NET
13 24 (27.91%) Automation Testing
14 23 (26.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 23 (26.74%) Defect Management
14 23 (26.74%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (25.58%) Waterfall
15 22 (25.58%) Scrum
15 22 (25.58%) Test Strategy
16 21 (24.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 20 (23.26%) Test Planning
18 19 (22.09%) V-Model
19 18 (20.93%) Ranorex
20 17 (19.77%) Testopia
20 17 (19.77%) Risk Analysis
20 17 (19.77%) Bugzilla

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 11 (12.79%) Confluence
1 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
1 11 (12.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 67 (77.91%) Selenium
2 33 (38.37%) HP UFT
3 25 (29.07%) JIRA
4 18 (20.93%) Ranorex
5 17 (19.77%) Bugzilla
5 17 (19.77%) Testopia
6 15 (17.44%) SoapUI
7 13 (15.12%) WebDriver
8 9 (10.47%) TeamCity
9 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
9 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.98%) YouTrack
11 5 (5.81%) NUnit
11 5 (5.81%) WatiN
12 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.16%) JMeter
13 1 (1.16%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Analyst
1 23 (26.74%) Test Analyst
2 21 (24.42%) Test Manager
3 14 (16.28%) Head of Testing
4 13 (15.12%) Software Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Software Test Analyst
5 11 (12.79%) Tester
6 10 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Software Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.81%) Agile Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) QA Tester
12 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 13 (15.12%) HTML
3 11 (12.79%) CSS
4 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Android
2 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.98%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (82.56%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 38 (44.19%) SDLC
4 30 (34.88%) TDD
5 29 (33.72%) BDD
6 26 (30.23%) Test Management
7 25 (29.07%) Software Testing
8 24 (27.91%) Automated Testing
8 24 (27.91%) Automation Testing
9 23 (26.74%) Defect Management
10 22 (25.58%) Scrum
10 22 (25.58%) Test Strategy
10 22 (25.58%) Waterfall
11 20 (23.26%) Test Planning
12 19 (22.09%) V-Model
13 17 (19.77%) Risk Analysis
13 17 (19.77%) RUP
14 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
15 15 (17.44%) Manual Testing
16 12 (13.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) C#
2 24 (27.91%) Java
3 13 (15.12%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Python
5 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.81%) Ruby
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) ISEB
2 23 (26.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (24.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (18.60%) Degree
5 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (26.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Remedy
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 2 (2.33%) Capita
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago