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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 85 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.78% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 2.59% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £33,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.00% +23.45%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
286 270 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.40% 23.66% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 176 187 136
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 £28,200 £28,600 £26,696
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (53.13%) SQL
1 17 (53.13%) Automated Testing
1 17 (53.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (46.88%) HP
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) ISEB
5 10 (31.25%) Selenium
6 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
6 9 (28.13%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (18.75%) Android
9 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
9 6 (18.75%) Usability Testing
9 6 (18.75%) FitNesse
9 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
10 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
11 4 (12.50%) V-Model
11 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (9.38%) MS Project
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) FitNesse
2 6 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Trainer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Trainer
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Automated Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Manual Testing
4 8 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Usability Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) V-Model
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
11 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (37.50%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Green Hat
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