The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 57 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.65% - 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% - 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Academic & Professional Certification
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 189 200 160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 40.91% 37.95% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 165 137 118
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,933 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Basingstoke

ISTQB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

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

1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle