Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 180 175
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 80 68 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.24% 1.15% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 3.77% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 90
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £82,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -5.00%

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 2,107 1,803 2,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.72% 30.59% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,582 1,471 2,133
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,375 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +5 19 £45,000 +24.14% 2
Farnborough +5 17 £42,500 +6.25%
Portsmouth +10 16 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Basingstoke -44 8 £45,000 - 2
Winchester +8 7 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Eastleigh - 3 £34,000 - 1
Fareham +2 2 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Gosport - 1 £38,000 -
Fleet - 1 £75,000 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 56 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 50 (62.50%) QA
3 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (47.50%) Manual Testing
5 37 (46.25%) ISEB
6 25 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 25 (31.25%) C#
7 24 (30.00%) Selenium
7 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 22 (27.50%) .NET
9 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
9 21 (26.25%) Windows
9 21 (26.25%) Test Scripting
10 20 (25.00%) Finance
11 19 (23.75%) SQL
12 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
13 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (17.50%) Performance Testing
15 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
15 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
16 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.00%) Python
16 12 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
17 10 (12.50%) Perl
17 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (12.50%) Test Strategy
17 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
18 9 (11.25%) BDD

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 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Selenium
2 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 15 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (11.25%) JIRA
6 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 5 (6.25%) HP UFT
9 4 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.75%) JMeter
10 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.75%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.50%) Protractor
11 2 (2.50%) RSpec
11 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (1.25%) Subversion
12 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) QA Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) Test Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Tester
5 10 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Software Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) QA Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) QA Automation Tester
8 6 (7.50%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) SAP Test Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Agile Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Manual Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) XML
3 4 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (47.50%) Manual Testing
4 25 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 21 (26.25%) Test Scripting
7 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (17.50%) Performance Testing
9 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 9 (11.25%) BDD
12 9 (11.25%) Defect Management
12 9 (11.25%) System Testing
13 8 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (10.00%) TDD
13 8 (10.00%) Test Management
14 7 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C#
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) Python
4 10 (12.50%) Perl
5 8 (10.00%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) Ruby
7 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.00%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) ISEB
2 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.50%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (62.50%) QA
2 8 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) SAP
3 5 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle