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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 92 62 100
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 3.28% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 13.45% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 6
Median salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £29,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £49,300 £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
332 290 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.90% 24.37% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 162 224 181
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (72.50%) ISEB
2 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
4 16 (40.00%) V-Model
4 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (32.50%) HP
5 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
5 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (32.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (27.50%) QA
6 11 (27.50%) SDLC
6 11 (27.50%) RUP
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (22.50%) Test Management
9 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (20.00%) Banking
10 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 7 (17.50%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) Retail
12 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
13 4 (10.00%) Test Planning

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 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SAN
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (27.50%) 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 25 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) 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%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.50%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
1 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
3 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (40.00%) V-Model
4 13 (32.50%) PRINCE2
5 11 (27.50%) RUP
5 11 (27.50%) SDLC
6 10 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Test Management
8 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Project Management
10 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
11 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
13 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) ISEB
2 13 (32.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) 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 13 (32.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
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