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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 69 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.36% 1.64% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 4.72% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 8
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% -6.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 145 254 311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.75% 34.75% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 133 239 228
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,800 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) Ruby
8 2 (20.00%) C++
8 2 (20.00%) Perl
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Software Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) Web Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
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