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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 58 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.22% 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
113 79 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.06% 29.92% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 92
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £47,400 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits.
Posted: 21 hours ago