Period
to 11 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 196 184
Rank change year-on-year +70 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 43 69 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.47% 1.09% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.36% 3.22% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 36 58 70
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,575 £30,500
90th Percentile £53,375 £56,625 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,625 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.28% +5.88% +16.44%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 987 2,144 2,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.74% 33.84% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1,431 1,604
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in Hampshire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Hampshire

ISTQB
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 11 August 2020. 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
Southampton +49 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Basingstoke +35 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Farnborough +20 6 £62,500 +38.89% 2
Winchester +14 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Portsmouth +40 1 - - 1
Havant - 1 £36,500 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
3 32 (74.42%) ISEB
4 25 (58.14%) JIRA
5 23 (53.49%) Java
5 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
6 21 (48.84%) Selenium
6 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
7 18 (41.86%) C#
8 17 (39.53%) Confluence
9 16 (37.21%) Waterfall
9 16 (37.21%) Degree
10 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
11 12 (27.91%) Scrum
12 11 (25.58%) OOP
13 10 (23.26%) SAP
13 10 (23.26%) QA
14 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
15 8 (18.60%) DevOps
16 7 (16.28%) Finance
16 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
16 7 (16.28%) Azure
17 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
17 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
17 6 (13.95%) JMeter
18 5 (11.63%) Ruby
18 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
18 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
18 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing

ISTQB
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Azure
2 3 (6.98%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (4.65%) AWS
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) JIRA
2 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
3 21 (48.84%) Selenium
4 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
5 6 (13.95%) JMeter
6 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.98%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.98%) Gradle
7 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.98%) Maven
8 2 (4.65%) Fiddler
8 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.65%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (4.65%) RSpec
8 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.33%) Postman
9 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Police
2 2 (4.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
1 17 (39.53%) Test Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Test Lead
3 7 (16.28%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Software Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
3 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
4 16 (37.21%) Waterfall
5 13 (30.23%) Computer Science
6 12 (27.91%) Scrum
7 11 (25.58%) OOP
8 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.63%) BDD
10 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) API Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
12 3 (6.98%) ITIL
12 3 (6.98%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) ISEB
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.65%) Kibana
3 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian