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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.34% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
ISTQB
Hampshire

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
68 158 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 22.82% 40.83% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 62 146 62
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
6 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) Ruby
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) WATIR
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 4 (36.36%) Java
6 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (36.36%) PHP
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) Unix
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) WATIR
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
4 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Test Specialist
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Web Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Process Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle