Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 72 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +41
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.72% 0.30% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 1.38% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Portsmouth median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -44.44% +41.73%
10th Percentile £23,200 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £46,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year -29.73% +11.45% +15.28%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 200 145 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 28.94% 21.77% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 141 181
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £58,000 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,545 £42,250
% change year-on-year +3.59% -4.04% -0.59%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Portsmouth

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Generation
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Generation
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB