Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 128 95
Rank change year-on-year +15 -33 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.53% 0.23% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 0.86% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Southampton median annual salary £42,750 £33,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.61% -12.99% +6.21%
10th Percentile £34,125 £29,600 £27,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £34,250 £50,000
Hampshire median annual salary £37,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.45% -21.18% +2.41%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 389 463 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.47% 26.40% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 294 405 323
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.94% -15.29% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Southampton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Southampton

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft