The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 81 85
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.81% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 6
Average salary - £55,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +91.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
326 285 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.26% 31.84% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 289 275 294
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Hampshire

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) QA Manager
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (40.00%) QA