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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 57 88
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.38% 3.94% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 14.37% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 46 8
Median salary £35,000 £43,750 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +3.54%
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
226 355 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.54% 27.39% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 125 263 173
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) HP
4 10 (40.00%) V-Model
4 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (32.00%) RUP
7 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (28.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Test Management
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) Legal
10 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.00%) Project Management
10 4 (16.00%) Unix
10 4 (16.00%) HTML
10 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.00%) .NET
10 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (12.00%) Defect Management

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 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) V-Model
2 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) RUP
5 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (24.00%) Test Management
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (8.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) HP
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago