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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.08% 0.84% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 4.91% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 1
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
316 224 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.41% 17.02% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 221 151 106
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (39.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (37.21%) HP
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
6 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
7 12 (27.91%) Test Management
8 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
9 9 (20.93%) V-Model
9 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
10 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.60%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
12 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Selenium
13 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
13 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Retail
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Coaching
14 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
15 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (6.98%) Cucumber

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
1 20 (46.51%) Test Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Test Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) IT Trainer
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Trainer
5 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
2 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
3 12 (27.91%) Test Management
4 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
4 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.93%) V-Model
5 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance
8 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Analytics
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Perl
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) Ruby
2 2 (4.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 17 (39.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
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