The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 61 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.48% 0.13% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 0.46% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 19
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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 Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 219 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.74% 27.65% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 145 209 224
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Southampton

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Southampton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) QA
3 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Web Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (38.46%) OOP
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 4 (30.77%) .NET
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) C++
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
7 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
7 4 (30.77%) Analytics

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
3 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) OOP
5 5 (38.46%) Web Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) BDD
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 26 days ago