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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 80 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 1.33% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.48% 5.11% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 23
Median salary £51,500 £35,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.14% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
202 352 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.10% 25.98% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 149 226 211
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017, 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 9 (69.23%) ISEB
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) V-Model
2 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) RUP
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) CGI
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Selenium
8 1 (7.69%) Mocha
8 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Mocha
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Test Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
3 2 (15.38%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CGI
2 1 (7.69%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) V-Model
2 7 (53.85%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) RUP
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe