The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 4.62% 1.39% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 3.70% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £25,750 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.04% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 38.46% 37.50% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 8
Average salary £30,000 £40,995 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.81% +13.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Scotland

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 28 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter