Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 99 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.70% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 1.10% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +35.42% -37.66%
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £46,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year -29.73% +11.45% +15.28%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 385 455 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 33.80% 43.96% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 343 385 223
Basingstoke median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,500 £59,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,545 £42,250
% change year-on-year +3.59% -4.04% -0.59%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Pega
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria

ISTQB
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 4 (50.00%) Pega
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft