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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 2.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -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
9 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 20.45% 23.29% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Average salary £27,750 £40,995 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +36.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £41,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
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