The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 63 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 39 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.25% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.40% 5.95% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 5 13
Average salary £36,250 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% -27.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
291 269 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.23% 19.27% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 227 171 189
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 35 (44.30%) Test Management
2 31 (39.24%) ISEB
3 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
4 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
4 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.32%) Finance
6 18 (22.78%) HP
6 18 (22.78%) LoadRunner
7 17 (21.52%) Banking
8 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
9 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
9 15 (18.99%) Project Management
10 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
10 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
11 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
11 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (15.19%) V-Model
12 12 (15.19%) TDD
12 12 (15.19%) RAD
13 11 (13.92%) CSQA
13 11 (13.92%) QA
14 10 (12.66%) Test Planning
14 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
14 10 (12.66%) Degree
15 9 (11.39%) Python
15 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.39%) Mobile App

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.59%) HP UFT
3 4 (5.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Analyst
1 32 (40.51%) Test Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Test Leader
3 17 (21.52%) Test Manager
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Test Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Test Leader
6 6 (7.59%) Lead Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.27%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Portfolio Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.27%) Test Specialist
9 1 (1.27%) Test Consultant
9 1 (1.27%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
1 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) PMI
3 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
1 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.80%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) SUSE
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) AIX
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Test Management
2 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
3 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
3 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
4 15 (18.99%) Test Strategy
5 14 (17.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (15.19%) V-Model
7 12 (15.19%) TDD
7 12 (15.19%) RAD
8 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Test Planning
9 9 (11.39%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.13%) Resource Management
10 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.59%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Python
2 8 (10.13%) Ruby
2 8 (10.13%) Perl
3 2 (2.53%) SQL
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) ISEB
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) CSQA
4 10 (12.66%) Degree
5 7 (8.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (20.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) HP
2 8 (10.13%) SAP
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) Sun
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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