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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 62 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.81% 5.06% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 15.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
189 105 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.86% 33.23% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 92 52
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) ERP
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 3 (20.00%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) WATIR
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Rally