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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.86% 0.40% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 2.22% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 45 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 27.43% 18.07% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 73
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,750 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 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

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Manual Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
5 10 (55.56%) JIRA
5 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
6 8 (44.44%) Zephyr
6 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Kanban
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
6 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
6 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) C
6 8 (44.44%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 8 (44.44%) JMS
6 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
6 8 (44.44%) IntelliJ
6 8 (44.44%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) JMeter
6 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
6 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
6 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
6 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
3 8 (44.44%) IntelliJ
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile
3 8 (44.44%) JMeter
3 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 8 (44.44%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Software Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Software Test Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JMS
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Manual Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
4 10 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 8 (44.44%) Kanban
5 8 (44.44%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (33.33%) OOP
7 6 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Logistics
9 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) HP