Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 236 265
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 22 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.48% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 15
Hampshire median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £32,225 £23,750 £30,650
90th Percentile £42,000 £58,750 £47,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -17.11% -5.00%

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 2,083 1,864 2,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.75% 31.69% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,525 2,008
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

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 June 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 June 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
Basingstoke -17 11 £42,000 -
Southampton - 5 £33,500 -
Eastleigh - 4 £33,500 -
Winchester 0 2 £22,000 -10.20%
Farnborough - 2 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 19 (86.36%) QA
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) ISEB
5 13 (59.09%) Ruby
5 13 (59.09%) Test Management
5 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
5 13 (59.09%) Test Strategy
6 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (50.00%) Project Planning
6 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (36.36%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
9 6 (27.27%) .NET
9 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Kanban
10 5 (22.73%) Mocha
10 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (18.18%) Windows
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
3 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
5 5 (22.73%) Mocha
6 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) RSpec
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Analyst
2 18 (81.82%) Test Analyst
3 15 (68.18%) QA Analyst
4 14 (63.64%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
5 4 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) QA Automation Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Web Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 17 (77.27%) Software Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Test Management
4 13 (59.09%) Test Strategy
5 11 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Kanban
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) API Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (18.18%) SDLC
9 4 (18.18%) System Testing
9 4 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISEB
2 11 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (86.36%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft