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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.36% 0.96% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 2.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Median salary £33,750 £41,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.67% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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 Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 254 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.09% 34.70% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 255 194 302
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Southampton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
3 12 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 12 (85.71%) SDLC
3 12 (85.71%) Regression Testing
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) QA
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
4 11 (78.57%) Retail
4 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
6 8 (57.14%) ISEB
6 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
7 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 7 (50.00%) User Stories
7 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (50.00%) NUnit
7 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (50.00%) Degree
7 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
7 7 (50.00%) N-Tier
8 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow

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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
3 8 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (50.00%) NUnit
5 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
6 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (78.57%) Retail
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Automation Tester
3 8 (57.14%) Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Tester
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (50.00%) Software Tester
5 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 4 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
6 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (21.43%) Developer in Test
6 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 13 (92.86%) Scrum
3 12 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 12 (85.71%) Regression Testing
3 12 (85.71%) SDLC
3 12 (85.71%) TDD
3 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft