The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 44 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.89% - 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.87% - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.24% 25.27% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 88 49 47
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Cheltenham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (61.54%) C
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Back Office
6 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
1 8 (61.54%) Systems Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 8 (61.54%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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