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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 91 65 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.47% 3.09% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 11.82% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 5
Median salary £48,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £50,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
370 330 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.70% 26.17% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 236 191
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
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
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 June 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (70.00%) ISEB
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (40.00%) V-Model
3 16 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
5 13 (32.50%) HP
6 11 (27.50%) RUP
6 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 11 (27.50%) QA
6 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (27.50%) SDLC
7 10 (25.00%) Test Management
7 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) Banking
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
11 5 (12.50%) Retail
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.00%) SQL

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 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (2.50%) Law
7 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Test Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) QA Manager
3 6 (15.00%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Test Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.50%) CGI
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (40.00%) V-Model
2 16 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
4 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
4 11 (27.50%) RUP
4 11 (27.50%) SDLC
5 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Test Management
6 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
11 3 (7.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) ISEB
2 11 (27.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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