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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - - 44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
145 68 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.96% 23.45% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 62 81
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 £32,250 £19,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft