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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 89 56 89
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 4.24% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 15.93% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 50 4
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +23.13%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
266 339 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.42% 26.63% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 139 271 180
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 15 (41.67%) V-Model
4 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (36.11%) HP
5 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (30.56%) RUP
6 11 (30.56%) QA
6 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (30.56%) SDLC
7 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Finance
8 9 (25.00%) Test Management
8 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Project Management
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 5 (13.89%) Banking
12 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
13 4 (11.11%) Legal
13 4 (11.11%) Degree
13 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 6 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 15 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (41.67%) V-Model
4 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
5 11 (30.56%) RUP
5 11 (30.56%) SDLC
6 10 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Test Management
8 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 7 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
12 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (8.33%) Scrum
13 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) HP
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) SAP