The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 102 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 2.47% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
253 243 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.47% 22.65% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 124 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,903 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Selenium
3 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) MS Project
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) QA
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) JIRA
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
1 13 (65.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iSeries
1 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) HP
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago