Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 162 169
Rank change year-on-year -65 +7 +69
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 35 105 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 1.53% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 4.08% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 98 100
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £51,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.59% +23.49% +15.28%
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,500 £82,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £39,750 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.85% +8.00% +4.17%

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 1846 2572 2359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.17% 37.59% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 2118 1941
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Winchester -11 8 £29,000 -46.79%
Basingstoke +5 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Farnborough -7 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Portsmouth -13 6 £32,500 +30.00%
Southampton -13 3 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Fareham +6 1 £30,000 -0.83%
Aldershot +1 1 £45,000 -43.75%
Andover - 1 £57,500 -
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 25 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 22 (62.86%) Selenium
3 21 (60.00%) QA
4 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (54.29%) ISEB
6 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
7 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 13 (37.14%) C#
10 12 (34.29%) Java
10 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
10 12 (34.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (31.43%) JIRA
12 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
13 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
14 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
14 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
14 8 (22.86%) Windows
15 7 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
15 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
16 6 (17.14%) BDD
16 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
16 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
16 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
16 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
16 6 (17.14%) TDD
17 5 (14.29%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Selenium
2 11 (31.43%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
4 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 4 (11.43%) RSpec
8 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.86%) JMeter
9 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Tester
5 6 (17.14%) QA Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 4 (11.43%) QA Team Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Software Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
4 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Test Strategy
6 10 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
9 7 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (17.14%) BDD
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
10 6 (17.14%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
10 6 (17.14%) Web Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) F#
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
2 4 (11.43%) Pega
3 1 (2.86%) HP