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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.34% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 3.41% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
268 264 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.74% 23.30% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 163 144 148
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (56.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 21 (53.85%) ISEB
3 20 (51.28%) HP
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 13 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
8 10 (25.64%) Coaching
9 9 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (20.51%) Selenium
10 8 (20.51%) UNIX
10 8 (20.51%) Test Management
11 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
11 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (15.38%) V-Model
12 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
13 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
14 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (10.26%) Usability Testing
14 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 3 (7.69%) Appium
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
1 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Trainer
3 7 (17.95%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) IT Trainer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Software Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 11 (28.21%) Mentoring
4 10 (25.64%) Coaching
5 8 (20.51%) Test Management
6 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.38%) V-Model
8 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
9 4 (10.26%) Usability Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
11 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Analytics
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 21 (53.85%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 3 (7.69%) HND
5 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) HP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
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