The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 4.00% 8.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 25.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ISTQB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Qualifications Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.00% 31.03% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £39,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Dundee region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Dundee

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
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