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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 98 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.99% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 4.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Average salary £36,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 281 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.26% 23.17% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 171 186 161
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 30 July 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Selenium
5 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) ISEB
6 8 (30.77%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
8 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
8 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (19.23%) Android
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
8 5 (19.23%) FitNesse
8 5 (19.23%) MS Project
9 4 (15.38%) UNIX
9 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
9 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (11.54%) V-Model

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (19.23%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) FitNesse
3 4 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Trainer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
1 5 (19.23%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 9 (34.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.54%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Green Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle