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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 125 167 149
Rank change year-on-year +42 -18  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 37 27 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.25% 0.80% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 2.37% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 34
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £51,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 945 1137 1309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.96% 33.49% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 747 953 1072
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,427 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +20 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Fareham +16 8 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Farnborough +10 6 £30,000 -16.66%
Portsmouth +1 6 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £37,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (67.50%) Selenium
3 35 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 35 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 32 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 30 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 29 (36.25%) Manual Testing
7 28 (35.00%) JIRA
7 28 (35.00%) Scrum
8 27 (33.75%) ISEB
8 27 (33.75%) Degree
9 26 (32.50%) C#
10 25 (31.25%) HP UFT
11 24 (30.00%) QA
12 22 (27.50%) Test Scripting
13 21 (26.25%) WebDriver
14 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
14 20 (25.00%) Java
15 17 (21.25%) .NET
15 17 (21.25%) Test Strategy
15 17 (21.25%) Unit Testing
16 16 (20.00%) SDLC
17 15 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (18.75%) TDD
18 14 (17.50%) SQL
18 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
19 13 (16.25%) BDD
19 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
19 13 (16.25%) Test Management
19 13 (16.25%) HP

ISTQB
Top Related 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 11 (13.75%) Confluence
1 11 (13.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Project
2 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) VLAN
1 1 (1.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (67.50%) Selenium
2 28 (35.00%) JIRA
3 25 (31.25%) HP UFT
4 21 (26.25%) WebDriver
5 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 12 (15.00%) Eclipse
6 12 (15.00%) IntelliJ
6 12 (15.00%) JIRA Agile
6 12 (15.00%) JMeter
6 12 (15.00%) LoadRunner
6 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (8.75%) Zephyr
8 5 (6.25%) WatiN
9 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.25%) Gatling
10 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Test Engineer
2 27 (33.75%) Analyst
3 22 (27.50%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Test Manager
5 12 (15.00%) Software Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 11 (13.75%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Test Leader
9 5 (6.25%) Report Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) SAP Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) Web Services
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) JMS
4 5 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 35 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 32 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 30 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 29 (36.25%) Manual Testing
6 28 (35.00%) Scrum
7 22 (27.50%) Test Scripting
8 17 (21.25%) Test Strategy
8 17 (21.25%) Unit Testing
9 16 (20.00%) SDLC
10 15 (18.75%) TDD
11 13 (16.25%) BDD
11 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
11 13 (16.25%) Test Management
12 11 (13.75%) Coaching
13 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
14 9 (11.25%) Mentoring
15 8 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) C#
2 20 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 7 (8.75%) C
5 6 (7.50%) Ruby
6 5 (6.25%) Perl
6 5 (6.25%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (33.75%) Degree
1 27 (33.75%) ISEB
2 15 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) HP
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Remedy
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Capita
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
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