Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 237 234
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 16 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.24% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.75% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 32
Hampshire median annual salary £26,000 £36,250 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.28% -1.36% -8.13%
10th Percentile £22,850 £23,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £36,150 £52,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% +6.67%

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,158 1,722 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.57% 30.43% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,595 1,388 2,126
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,925 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Hampshire

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough -2 2 - -
Basingstoke -38 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £26,000 -
Winchester -1 1 £22,000 -10.20%
Gosport - 1 £38,000 - 1
Andover - 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 15 (93.75%) Software Testing
2 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
3 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Process Management
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Ruby
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Contact Management

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
1 1 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) RSpec
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Process Management
5 5 (31.25%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Contact Management
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) F#
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 12 (75.00%) ISEB
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) HP ALM
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.25%) Lumension
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Software AG
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods