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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 19 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.33% 1.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
29 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 38.67% 30.88% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 15
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -30.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,233 £40,995 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
3 5 (62.50%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) OpenWrt
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Replication

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Ranorex
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) OpenWrt
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware