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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 16 21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee - 1.67% 8.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £22,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -49.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
48 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 68.57% 11.67% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35 7 31
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) OpenWrt
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Product Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware