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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 134 139 166
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 34 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 1.26% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 3.75% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 24
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1005 1092 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.26% 33.55% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 787 909 1153
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Farnborough 0 9 £40,000 -30.43%
Fareham - 7 £35,000 - 2
Southampton +10 5 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Portsmouth +7 5 £25,000 -36.70% 1
Winchester +16 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Aldershot -10 1 £52,500 -16.00%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (72.00%) Selenium
3 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
4 36 (48.00%) C#
5 31 (41.33%) HP UFT
5 31 (41.33%) Software Testing
6 29 (38.67%) JIRA
7 27 (36.00%) Automated Testing
8 25 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 25 (33.33%) SDLC
9 24 (32.00%) ISEB
9 24 (32.00%) Java
10 23 (30.67%) Scrum
11 22 (29.33%) Degree
12 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
12 21 (28.00%) .NET
13 20 (26.67%) Test Management
13 20 (26.67%) TDD
13 20 (26.67%) BDD
14 18 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (22.67%) SoapUI
16 16 (21.33%) QA
16 16 (21.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 15 (20.00%) WebDriver
17 15 (20.00%) SQL
18 13 (17.33%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (17.33%) Test Strategy
18 13 (17.33%) Waterfall
18 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
19 12 (16.00%) HTML

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 (14.67%) Confluence
1 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Project
2 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (72.00%) Selenium
2 31 (41.33%) HP UFT
3 29 (38.67%) JIRA
4 17 (22.67%) SoapUI
5 15 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (12.00%) Bugzilla
6 9 (12.00%) Ranorex
6 9 (12.00%) Testopia
7 8 (10.67%) TeamCity
8 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (8.00%) IntelliJ
9 6 (8.00%) JIRA Agile
9 6 (8.00%) JMeter
9 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
9 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (6.67%) WatiN
10 5 (6.67%) YouTrack
11 4 (5.33%) Zephyr
12 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
1 24 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 18 (24.00%) Test Manager
4 13 (17.33%) Software Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (14.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Head of Testing
8 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Software Tester
10 3 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.67%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.67%) Automation Tester
11 2 (2.67%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Selenium Tester
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) HTML
3 10 (13.33%) CSS
4 6 (8.00%) Web Services
5 4 (5.33%) JMS
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Android
2 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 31 (41.33%) Software Testing
4 27 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 25 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 25 (33.33%) SDLC
6 23 (30.67%) Scrum
7 21 (28.00%) Manual Testing
8 20 (26.67%) BDD
8 20 (26.67%) TDD
8 20 (26.67%) Test Management
9 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
9 13 (17.33%) Test Strategy
9 13 (17.33%) Waterfall
10 12 (16.00%) Defect Management
11 11 (14.67%) ITIL
11 11 (14.67%) V-Model
12 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.33%) Test Planning
12 10 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 24 (32.00%) Java
3 15 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (5.33%) C
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
5 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) ISEB
2 22 (29.33%) Degree
3 18 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (21.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) HP
2 9 (12.00%) Remedy
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Capita
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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