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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 77 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.02% 2.84% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 10.11% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 15
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £36,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
243 366 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.82% 28.11% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 151 255 155
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £56,500
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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) V-Model
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (33.33%) RUP
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Legal
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (20.00%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Mocha
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) QA Manager
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Testing Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CGI
3 1 (6.67%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) V-Model
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) RUP
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Content Management
8 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Process Management
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe