Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 235 185
Rank change year-on-year +15 -50 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 45 29 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.71% 0.42% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 1.55% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 71
Hampshire median annual salary £37,000 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% -21.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £23,525 £22,150 £29,250
90th Percentile £48,875 £49,000 £81,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +14.29%

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 2,154 1,871 2,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.84% 27.13% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,566 1,446 1,840
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Portsmouth +18 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Southampton +22 7 £42,750 +27.61%
Basingstoke -11 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Fareham +19 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Winchester +11 4 £24,750 +5.32%
Eastleigh -5 4 £37,750 +12.69%
Farnborough +5 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Gosport - 1 £38,000 - 1
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
2 22 (48.89%) ISEB
3 21 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 18 (40.00%) QA
4 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 17 (37.78%) Manual Testing
6 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) JIRA
8 11 (24.44%) Selenium
8 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) C#
10 9 (20.00%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (17.78%) Test Management
11 8 (17.78%) BDD
11 8 (17.78%) Python
12 7 (15.56%) .NET
12 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
12 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
12 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
13 6 (13.33%) Retail
13 6 (13.33%) Process Management
13 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) JIRA
2 11 (24.44%) Selenium
3 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.11%) JMeter
5 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 5 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.22%) Appium
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.22%) RSpec
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 13 (28.89%) Test Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Manual Tester
6 7 (15.56%) QA Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Web Tester
9 4 (8.89%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Specialist
9 4 (8.89%) QA Specialist
9 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
9 4 (8.89%) Software Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 3 (6.67%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
2 21 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (37.78%) Manual Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (17.78%) BDD
7 8 (17.78%) Test Management
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Coaching
9 6 (13.33%) Process Management
9 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Scrum
10 5 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 6 (13.33%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) ISEB
2 10 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) HP
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.22%) Lumension
3 1 (2.22%) NetApp
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Xamarin