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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.06% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
152 109 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.20% 29.38% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 123 92 104
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 6 (37.50%) QA
5 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) C
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 2 (12.50%) Client/Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Product Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) RUP
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
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