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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 41 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.32% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.53% 3.85% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 39 7 5
Average salary £43,913 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.59% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
303 260 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.51% 18.45% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 211 175 145
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,100 £55,000
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 6 May 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (59.02%) ISEB
2 25 (40.98%) Test Management
3 22 (36.07%) Finance
4 21 (34.43%) HP
5 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
6 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
7 17 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (24.59%) Project Management
9 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
10 12 (19.67%) LoadRunner
10 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (18.03%) QA
12 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.39%) TDD
12 10 (16.39%) RAD
12 10 (16.39%) V-Model
13 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
13 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (14.75%) Banking
13 9 (14.75%) Resource Management
13 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
14 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
15 6 (9.84%) Demand Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) LoadRunner
2 8 (13.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
1 22 (36.07%) Test Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Test Leader
3 14 (22.95%) Test Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Test Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Lead Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (1.64%) Testing Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.64%) Portfolio Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) PMI
3 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
1 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Test Management
2 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
3 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
4 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (24.59%) Project Management
6 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.39%) RAD
8 10 (16.39%) TDD
8 10 (16.39%) V-Model
9 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (14.75%) Resource Management
10 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Demand Management
11 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) Perl
1 3 (4.92%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) Ruby
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) ISEB
2 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) CSQA
4 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) HP
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
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