Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 252 230
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 9 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.14% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 1.06% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 23
Hampshire median annual salary £26,000 £36,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.25% -18.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,300 £22,600 £26,850
90th Percentile £46,500 £42,925 £57,500
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% -10.67% +7.14%

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 2,161 1,880 2,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.81% 27.22% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,453 1,790
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £23,350 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Portsmouth - 2 £26,000 - 1
Winchester +11 1 £22,000 -6.38%
Farnborough +7 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Basingstoke -22 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Process Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Fintech
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (11.11%) RSpec
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
1 1 (11.11%) Lumension
1 1 (11.11%) NetApp
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) VMware