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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 139 126 164
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 48 62 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.29% 1.61% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 4.36% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 11
Average salary £36,250 £27,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -9.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1300 1421 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.95% 36.87% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1176 1091
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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
Southampton +14 29 £35,000 -17.64%
Fareham +9 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Basingstoke +6 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Winchester -23 2 £37,500 +53.06%
Hook +1 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (61.54%) ISEB
2 40 (51.28%) SQL
3 33 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
4 28 (35.90%) Selenium
5 27 (34.62%) QA
5 27 (34.62%) Software Testing
6 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (30.77%) Finance
8 23 (29.49%) Mentoring
9 21 (26.92%) AS400
9 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
10 19 (24.36%) iSeries
10 19 (24.36%) Coaching
11 18 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 18 (23.08%) Manual Testing
11 18 (23.08%) Degree
11 18 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 15 (19.23%) Project Management
14 14 (17.95%) Test Management
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.67%) Test Planning
16 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
16 12 (15.38%) C#
16 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.38%) Scrum
16 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
17 11 (14.10%) WebDriver

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Selenium
2 18 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (14.10%) WebDriver
4 7 (8.97%) JMeter
4 7 (8.97%) NUnit
4 7 (8.97%) Maven
5 6 (7.69%) JIRA
6 5 (6.41%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.41%) Ant
6 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.13%) LoadUI
7 4 (5.13%) SilkTest
7 4 (5.13%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.13%) PyUnit
8 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Analyst
1 37 (47.44%) Test Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 11 (14.10%) Tester
4 10 (12.82%) AS400 Test Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.97%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Mobile Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 3 (3.85%) CGI
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
3 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (1.28%) XSL
4 1 (1.28%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) AS400
2 19 (24.36%) iSeries
3 6 (7.69%) Replication
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Android
2 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.13%) UNIX
4 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 3 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Software Testing
2 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) Mentoring
4 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 19 (24.36%) Coaching
6 18 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 18 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (19.23%) Project Management
9 14 (17.95%) Test Management
10 13 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 12 (15.38%) Scrum
12 11 (14.10%) User Stories
13 10 (12.82%) Functional Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Automation Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
14 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
15 6 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) SQL
2 12 (15.38%) C#
3 7 (8.97%) C++
3 7 (8.97%) Python
4 5 (6.41%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) C
6 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (61.54%) ISEB
2 18 (23.08%) Degree
3 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.28%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 33 (42.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (5.13%) IBM
3 4 (5.13%) Capita
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
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