The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 32 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 10.05% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.60% 2.44% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 2
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 Winchester region.

Qualifications Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 26.03% 24.85% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 87
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Winchester

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Winchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Winchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Winchester

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (66.67%) ISEB
4 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Selenium
5 13 (54.17%) WebDriver
6 12 (50.00%) QA
7 11 (45.83%) Web Testing
7 11 (45.83%) C#
7 11 (45.83%) Web Services
7 11 (45.83%) Windows
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
11 7 (29.17%) JMeter
11 7 (29.17%) NUnit
11 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
11 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
14 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
14 4 (16.67%) SQL
14 4 (16.67%) .NET
14 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
14 4 (16.67%) NSubstitute
14 4 (16.67%) Coaching
15 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
15 3 (12.50%) SilkTest

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
1 13 (54.17%) WebDriver
2 7 (29.17%) JMeter
2 7 (29.17%) NUnit
3 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (16.67%) NSubstitute
4 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 3 (12.50%) SilkTest
5 2 (8.33%) MSTest
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) QA Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 8 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Team Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Automated Tester
8 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Web Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Coaching
9 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) TDD
10 2 (8.33%) OO
10 2 (8.33%) OOD
10 2 (8.33%) User Stories
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
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