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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.28% - 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% - 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £33,500 - £21,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
101 62 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.29% 17.92% 51.78%
Number of salaries quoted 94 57 141
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft