The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 43 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.26% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 65 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.32% 23.05% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 51 58 138
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Portsmouth region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Portsmouth

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (75.00%) Zephyr
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Logistics
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) JMS
2 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (75.00%) Matrix Organization

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA Agile
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) JMS
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Logistics
2 6 (75.00%) Matrix Organization
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP