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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 36 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.62% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 0.89% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
147 112 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.69% 25.34% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 107 89 59
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) ISEB
2 31 (72.09%) Test Scripting
3 29 (67.44%) Software Testing
4 24 (55.81%) C
4 24 (55.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
6 11 (25.58%) QA
6 11 (25.58%) Selenium
7 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
8 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 7 (16.28%) C#
8 7 (16.28%) Windows
8 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
8 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.95%) SDLC
9 6 (13.95%) Reinsurance
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.95%) Java
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (13.95%) PMI
9 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
9 6 (13.95%) Python
9 6 (13.95%) Ruby
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Service Management
10 5 (11.63%) SQL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Tester
2 24 (55.81%) Systems Tester
3 16 (37.21%) Analyst
4 14 (32.56%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Software Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Healthcare Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Healthcare Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) PMI
1 6 (13.95%) Reinsurance
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Test Scripting
2 29 (67.44%) Software Testing
3 24 (55.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
6 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) Wealth Management
10 2 (4.65%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) C
2 7 (16.28%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Citrix
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy
2 2 (4.65%) Sybase
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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