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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 145 154 149
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 40 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 3.03% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 32
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,700 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
1131 1354 1571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.69% 36.32% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1085 1330
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +23 6 £45,000 +100.00% 2
Petersfield - 6 - - 1
Farnborough -14 5 £37,500 -
Southampton -11 4 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Basingstoke -3 3 £55,000 +46.66%
Fareham -8 2 £26,500 -33.75%
Gosport - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £27,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 55 (70.51%) Selenium
2 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (65.38%) C#
4 48 (61.54%) QA
5 40 (51.28%) Test Automation
6 36 (46.15%) HP UFT
7 35 (44.87%) Defect Management
8 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
9 29 (37.18%) ISEB
9 29 (37.18%) Java
10 28 (35.90%) TDD
10 28 (35.90%) WebDriver
11 26 (33.33%) BDD
12 25 (32.05%) Waterfall
12 25 (32.05%) Cucumber
13 23 (29.49%) SDLC
14 22 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
14 22 (28.21%) User Stories
14 22 (28.21%) Scrum
15 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
15 21 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (25.64%) JIRA
16 20 (25.64%) SQL
17 19 (24.36%) Bugzilla
17 19 (24.36%) Ranorex
17 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
17 19 (24.36%) Testopia
18 18 (23.08%) Automation Testing

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 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.85%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (70.51%) Selenium
2 36 (46.15%) HP UFT
3 28 (35.90%) WebDriver
4 25 (32.05%) Cucumber
5 20 (25.64%) JIRA
6 19 (24.36%) Bugzilla
6 19 (24.36%) Ranorex
6 19 (24.36%) SoapUI
6 19 (24.36%) Testopia
7 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
8 13 (16.67%) Maven
9 11 (14.10%) NUnit
10 7 (8.97%) SpecFlow
11 6 (7.69%) JMeter
12 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
12 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.85%) NSubstitute
13 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (2.56%) PHPUnit
14 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Test Engineer
2 25 (32.05%) Analyst
2 25 (32.05%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Tester
4 10 (12.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 8 (10.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.97%) Automation Test Lead
7 7 (8.97%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Developer
7 7 (8.97%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
8 6 (7.69%) UAT Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) HTML
2 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 6 (7.69%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) XHTML
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
1 7 (8.97%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Unix
3 7 (8.97%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) Test Automation
3 35 (44.87%) Defect Management
4 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 28 (35.90%) TDD
6 26 (33.33%) BDD
7 25 (32.05%) Waterfall
8 23 (29.49%) SDLC
9 22 (28.21%) Scrum
9 22 (28.21%) User Stories
10 21 (26.92%) Automated Testing
10 21 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (23.08%) Automation Testing
11 18 (23.08%) Functional Testing
11 18 (23.08%) Test Management
12 17 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 13 (16.67%) V-Model
14 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
14 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) C#
2 29 (37.18%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) SQL
4 11 (14.10%) Groovy
5 8 (10.26%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) Python
7 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) Ruby
8 3 (3.85%) C
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISEB
2 22 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) HP
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Telelogic
4 2 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Gosport
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 27 days ago