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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 122 134
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 43 65 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.45% 1.88% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 5.15% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 53 49
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,200 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £77,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.67% -4.48%  

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 928 1263 1349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.27% 36.44% 36.19%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1050 1084
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Basingstoke +7 16 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Portsmouth -3 12 £32,500 +18.18%
Farnborough +3 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Winchester -7 3 £24,500 -48.42%
Fareham +21 2 £35,000 +29.62%
Southampton +6 2 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Andover - 1 £57,500 -
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 61 (78.21%) Test Automation
2 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (56.41%) Selenium
4 40 (51.28%) QA
5 34 (43.59%) Test Scripting
6 30 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 30 (38.46%) Test Strategy
7 29 (37.18%) ISEB
8 28 (35.90%) Scrum
9 27 (34.62%) Degree
10 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
11 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
11 23 (29.49%) Java
12 22 (28.21%) C#
13 21 (26.92%) WebDriver
14 20 (25.64%) JIRA
15 17 (21.79%) HP UFT
15 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
16 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
17 15 (19.23%) Scenario Testing
17 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
17 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
18 14 (17.95%) Web Testing
18 14 (17.95%) Finance
19 13 (16.67%) LoadRunner
19 13 (16.67%) HP
19 13 (16.67%) Linux
19 13 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
20 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (15.38%) OOP

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 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) VLAN
2 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (56.41%) Selenium
2 21 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 20 (25.64%) JIRA
4 17 (21.79%) HP UFT
5 16 (20.51%) SoapUI
6 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
7 13 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
7 13 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 12 (15.38%) Eclipse
8 12 (15.38%) IntelliJ
8 12 (15.38%) JMeter
9 8 (10.26%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 34 (43.59%) Analyst
3 29 (37.18%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Software Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Software Test Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Tester
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Test Leader
9 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (6.41%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Report Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) SAP Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) SAP Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.13%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) JMS
3 5 (6.41%) .NET
4 4 (5.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) Test Automation
2 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (43.59%) Test Scripting
4 30 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 30 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 28 (35.90%) Scrum
6 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 23 (29.49%) Unit Testing
8 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
9 15 (19.23%) Scenario Testing
10 14 (17.95%) Web Testing
11 12 (15.38%) OOP
11 12 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.38%) TDD
12 10 (12.82%) Functional Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Integration Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Performance Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.26%) Kanban
14 8 (10.26%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) Java
2 22 (28.21%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) SQL
4 8 (10.26%) C
4 8 (10.26%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) F#
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISEB
2 27 (34.62%) Degree
3 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (51.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) HP
2 5 (6.41%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Cognizant
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Pega
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £280 - £310 per annum
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