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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 0.82% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.15% 3.56% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Average salary £33,500 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.56% +18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £29,487 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
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
233 253 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.96% 23.00% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 143 137 152
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 26 November 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 25 (58.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (51.16%) ISEB
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
4 19 (44.19%) HP
5 17 (39.53%) SQL
5 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
5 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
6 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
7 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (32.56%) Test Scripting
8 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (30.23%) Selenium
10 10 (23.26%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
10 10 (23.26%) Coaching
11 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
11 9 (20.93%) UNIX
12 8 (18.60%) V-Model
13 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Usability Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
13 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
14 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.95%) Android
14 6 (13.95%) Appium
14 6 (13.95%) FitNesse

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (13.95%) FitNesse
3 6 (13.95%) Appium
4 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Trainer
3 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) IT Trainer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
1 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Test Scripting
5 10 (23.26%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.26%) Coaching
6 8 (18.60%) V-Model
7 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
7 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Usability Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Test Management
8 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
9 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Workflow
11 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Python
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 22 (51.16%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (6.98%) HND
6 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) HP
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
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