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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.88% 0.37% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.20% 1.47% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £33,250 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
261 272 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.47% 24.86% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 170 169 138
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (52.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) ISEB
4 16 (44.44%) HP
4 16 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 15 (41.67%) Finance
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) Selenium
8 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
10 9 (25.00%) UNIX
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 8 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
11 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 8 (22.22%) Coaching
12 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
13 6 (16.67%) FitNesse
13 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Appium
13 6 (16.67%) Android
13 6 (16.67%) V-Model
13 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
14 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
14 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 6 (16.67%) Appium
4 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
1 15 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Trainer
3 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Trainer
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (16.67%) Android
2 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) Coaching
6 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
7 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.67%) V-Model
7 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Scrum
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (47.22%) ISEB
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Green Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
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