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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 51 74 57
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.90% 0.22% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 0.93% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
92 107 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 27.63% 23.36% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77 102 105
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
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