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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 133 151 162
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 52 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.59% 1.12% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 3.07% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 25
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
1139 1368 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.81% 36.53% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1092 1321
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 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 29 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
Basingstoke -4 8 £53,750 +43.33%
Petersfield -7 8 - - 1
Aldershot - 7 £77,500 -
Winchester +16 6 £45,000 +95.65%
Southampton -1 5 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Farnborough - 3 £37,500 -
Fareham -19 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Gosport - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £27,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 67 (73.63%) C#
2 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (71.43%) Selenium
4 56 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 51 (56.04%) QA
6 47 (51.65%) HP UFT
7 42 (46.15%) Java
7 42 (46.15%) Defect Management
8 37 (40.66%) Waterfall
9 36 (39.56%) HP Quality Center
10 33 (36.26%) SDLC
11 32 (35.16%) Test Scripting
12 31 (34.07%) Ranorex
13 30 (32.97%) Testopia
13 30 (32.97%) Bugzilla
14 29 (31.87%) ISEB
15 28 (30.77%) WebDriver
16 26 (28.57%) Test Strategy
17 25 (27.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 25 (27.47%) V-Model
18 24 (26.37%) TDD
19 22 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
20 21 (23.08%) Scrum
20 21 (23.08%) SQL
20 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 21 (23.08%) Cucumber
20 21 (23.08%) BDD
21 20 (21.98%) Functional Testing
21 20 (21.98%) Test Planning

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 (2.20%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) VLAN
2 2 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 65 (71.43%) Selenium
2 47 (51.65%) HP UFT
3 31 (34.07%) Ranorex
4 30 (32.97%) Bugzilla
4 30 (32.97%) Testopia
5 28 (30.77%) WebDriver
6 21 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 19 (20.88%) JIRA
8 18 (19.78%) SoapUI
9 12 (13.19%) Jenkins
10 11 (12.09%) Maven
10 11 (12.09%) NUnit
11 7 (7.69%) JMeter
12 6 (6.59%) SpecFlow
13 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.40%) NSubstitute
15 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (2.20%) PHPUnit
16 2 (2.20%) Rational DOORS
16 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Publishing
4 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 24 (26.37%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Test Manager
4 12 (13.19%) Tester
5 10 (10.99%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.89%) Automation Test Lead
6 9 (9.89%) QA Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (8.79%) UAT Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Head of Testing
8 6 (6.59%) Software Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
1 9 (9.89%) HTML
2 8 (8.79%) Web Services
2 8 (8.79%) XHTML
2 8 (8.79%) XML
3 3 (3.30%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.59%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.49%) Replication
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Fintech
4 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) AIX
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 42 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 37 (40.66%) Waterfall
5 33 (36.26%) SDLC
6 32 (35.16%) Test Scripting
7 26 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 25 (27.47%) V-Model
9 24 (26.37%) TDD
10 22 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 21 (23.08%) BDD
11 21 (23.08%) Scrum
12 20 (21.98%) Functional Testing
12 20 (21.98%) RUP
12 20 (21.98%) Test Planning
12 20 (21.98%) User Stories
13 19 (20.88%) Risk Analysis
14 17 (18.68%) Automation Testing
14 17 (18.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (73.63%) C#
2 42 (46.15%) Java
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) Groovy
5 8 (8.79%) PHP
6 6 (6.59%) C++
7 3 (3.30%) C
7 3 (3.30%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (31.87%) ISEB
2 25 (27.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.99%) Degree
6 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (56.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 36 (39.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) HP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Telelogic
3 2 (2.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
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