Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Winchester with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Hampshire > Winchester
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 2.74% 5.58% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.70% 14.94% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 3
Winchester median annual salary £23,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -57.27% +15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £40,400 £37,750
90th Percentile £28,550 £57,500 £53,250
Hampshire median annual salary £33,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -21.18% +2.41% +18.57%

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 Winchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Winchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 73 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Winchester 20.00% 37.34% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 47
Winchester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,625 £23,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £68,475 £57,500 £67,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +3.66%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Winchester

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Winchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Winchester region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
3 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) ISEB
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
6 4 (40.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Selenium
7 3 (30.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (10.00%) .NET
9 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Software QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Manual Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA