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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 75 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.32% 0.98% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 3.85% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
153 182 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.32% 25.53% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 131 168 187
Median salary £45,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (11.11%) YouTrack
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Software Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) BDD
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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