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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 73 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.73% 1.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 5.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 0
Average salary £36,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
304 223 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.61% 18.55% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 198 133 119
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £70,000
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 29 January 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (57.50%) ISEB
2 21 (52.50%) HP
3 20 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (42.50%) Finance
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
8 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (22.50%) Test Management
10 9 (22.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (20.00%) SQL
11 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 8 (20.00%) V-Model
11 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Coaching
12 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
12 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Selenium
13 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.50%) UNIX
15 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
15 4 (10.00%) Degree
15 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
15 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (10.00%) Security Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (15.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Appium
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Analyst
1 20 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Trainer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (22.50%) Test Management
6 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (20.00%) V-Model
6 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.00%) Coaching
7 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) ISEB
2 20 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.50%) HND
6 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago