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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 86 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.61% 1.84% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.90% 6.60% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 6
Average salary £36,750 £36,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,300 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
373 303 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.33% 27.90% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 239 197 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 8 February 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) ISEB
3 33 (46.48%) Test Management
4 29 (40.85%) Waterfall
5 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (36.62%) Software Testing
6 25 (35.21%) Test Scripting
7 24 (33.80%) QA
8 20 (28.17%) Retail
9 17 (23.94%) Mobile App
10 16 (22.54%) Functional Testing
10 16 (22.54%) Manual Testing
10 16 (22.54%) Java
11 15 (21.13%) Selenium
11 15 (21.13%) Apple iOS
12 12 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (11.27%) SDLC
13 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
13 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
13 8 (11.27%) Windows
14 6 (8.45%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (8.45%) Security Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Information Assurance
14 6 (8.45%) Test Strategy
14 6 (8.45%) Finance
14 6 (8.45%) Banking
14 6 (8.45%) SQL
14 6 (8.45%) RUP
14 6 (8.45%) Client/Server

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Selenium
2 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
3 5 (7.04%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (28.17%) Retail
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
2 6 (8.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Test Manager
2 29 (40.85%) Analyst
2 29 (40.85%) Test Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Tester
4 14 (19.72%) Automation Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Automation Tester
5 7 (9.86%) QA Manager
5 7 (9.86%) QA Test Manager
6 4 (5.63%) IT Trainer
6 4 (5.63%) Trainer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (23.94%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Solaris
3 1 (1.41%) SUSE
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Test Management
3 29 (40.85%) Waterfall
4 26 (36.62%) Software Testing
5 25 (35.21%) Test Scripting
6 16 (22.54%) Functional Testing
6 16 (22.54%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.27%) SDLC
8 6 (8.45%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.45%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) RUP
8 6 (8.45%) Security Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.04%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Agile Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Analytics
11 3 (4.23%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.82%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (54.93%) ISEB
2 12 (16.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) FATCA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) HP
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) Sun
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
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