Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 171 185
Rank change year-on-year -30 +14 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 69 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.02% 1.32% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 4.18% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 64 71 75
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +19.72%
10th Percentile £23,275 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.46% -1.33% -6.25%

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 2,076 1,867 2,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.74% 31.67% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,506 1,920
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,875 £24,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Hampshire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 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
Southampton -2 24 £35,000 -17.65%
Winchester +1 13 £23,500 -4.08% 1
Farnborough -7 12 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Basingstoke -34 7 £38,500 -9.41% 3
Portsmouth -11 6 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Eastleigh - 4 £33,500 -
Fleet -16 3 £75,000 +76.47%
Fareham 0 2 £45,000 +28.57%
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 55 (79.71%) QA
2 53 (76.81%) Test Automation
3 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.93%) Selenium
5 29 (42.03%) Manual Testing
6 26 (37.68%) SQL
6 26 (37.68%) ISEB
7 22 (31.88%) C#
7 22 (31.88%) Software Testing
8 19 (27.54%) Regression Testing
8 19 (27.54%) .NET
9 18 (26.09%) Windows
9 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
10 17 (24.64%) JIRA
10 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.74%) Performance Testing
11 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (20.29%) Finance
13 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
13 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
13 13 (18.84%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (18.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (14.49%) Python
15 9 (13.04%) Scrum
15 9 (13.04%) BDD
15 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
15 9 (13.04%) Web Testing
15 9 (13.04%) System Testing
16 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy

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:

Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (44.93%) Selenium
2 17 (24.64%) JIRA
3 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.25%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.25%) Mocha
7 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.35%) Subversion
8 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.90%) Protractor
9 2 (2.90%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (2.90%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Test Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) QA Engineer
3 15 (21.74%) QA Tester
3 15 (21.74%) Tester
4 12 (17.39%) Test Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) QA Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Software Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Software QA Tester
6 6 (8.70%) Software Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Manual Tester
7 5 (7.25%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (7.25%) QA Manual Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (7.25%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) CGI
3 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) BeagleBone
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (76.81%) Test Automation
2 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Manual Testing
4 22 (31.88%) Software Testing
5 19 (27.54%) Regression Testing
6 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (21.74%) Performance Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (13.04%) BDD
9 9 (13.04%) Scrum
9 9 (13.04%) System Testing
9 9 (13.04%) Web Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
11 7 (10.14%) TDD
11 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Kanban
12 6 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 10 (14.49%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.14%) Perl
5 6 (8.70%) C++
6 5 (7.25%) Ruby
7 3 (4.35%) C
8 2 (2.90%) R
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) ISEB
2 13 (18.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (79.71%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) HP