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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.78% 6.73% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.43% 21.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
158 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 40.20% 31.50% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 149 89 90
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 6 December 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 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) ISEB
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (42.86%) Test Management
6 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Kanban
7 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) SSH
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) HP
7 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
7 5 (35.71%) Data Transformation
7 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
7 5 (35.71%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (14.29%) JMeter
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) WATIR
7 1 (7.14%) Hudson
7 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Manual Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Management
5 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Data Transformation
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) OOP
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) ERP
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
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