The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 68 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 38 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.52% 2.96% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 7.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISTQB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
557 398 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.62% 40.57% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 426 290 222
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gloucestershire region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 12 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cheltenham -15 9 £38,000 +8.57% 3
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 54 (85.71%) ISEB
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 35 (55.56%) SQL
4 34 (53.97%) Scrum
5 32 (50.79%) Linux
6 30 (47.62%) Java
7 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
8 28 (44.44%) Test Scripting
8 28 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (42.86%) Ruby
10 25 (39.68%) Programme Management
10 25 (39.68%) JIRA
10 25 (39.68%) ITIL
11 23 (36.51%) DV Cleared
12 21 (33.33%) Automated Testing
12 21 (33.33%) Windows
12 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 20 (31.75%) Defect Management
13 20 (31.75%) Test Management
14 19 (30.16%) BDD
15 18 (28.57%) SDLC
15 18 (28.57%) Manual Testing
15 18 (28.57%) Selenium
15 18 (28.57%) Python
15 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
15 18 (28.57%) Manufacturing
16 17 (26.98%) Marketing
16 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
16 17 (26.98%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
1 12 (19.05%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) SSH
2 5 (7.94%) Internet
3 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 4 (6.35%) Intranet
3 4 (6.35%) Skype
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) JIRA
2 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 18 (28.57%) Selenium
4 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
5 15 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (23.81%) Zephyr
6 10 (15.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 7 (11.11%) LoadRunner
9 6 (9.52%) Maven
10 4 (6.35%) ClearCase
10 4 (6.35%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.76%) JMeter
11 3 (4.76%) JUnit
11 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.76%) WATIR
12 1 (1.59%) Hudson
12 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 18 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Marketing
3 15 (23.81%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 31 (49.21%) Test Analyst
3 23 (36.51%) Tester
4 15 (23.81%) Software Tester
5 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Security Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) Manual Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Software Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Developer in Test
9 5 (7.94%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (6.35%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Integration Test Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) Gherkin
2 15 (23.81%) REST
2 15 (23.81%) SOAP
3 3 (4.76%) JDBC
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (1.59%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) CentOS
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.35%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Scrum
3 28 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 25 (39.68%) ITIL
4 25 (39.68%) Programme Management
5 21 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 20 (31.75%) Defect Management
6 20 (31.75%) Test Management
7 19 (30.16%) BDD
8 18 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 18 (28.57%) SDLC
9 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
10 16 (25.40%) ITIL V3
11 15 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (23.81%) Data Transformation
11 15 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
11 15 (23.81%) Kanban
12 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) Java
3 27 (42.86%) Ruby
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) C++
6 8 (12.70%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.70%) Perl
7 5 (7.94%) C#
8 4 (6.35%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Go
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (85.71%) ISEB
2 35 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 23 (36.51%) DV Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.70%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) HP
2 15 (23.81%) SAP
3 12 (19.05%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.35%) Altiris
5 4 (6.35%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas
6 3 (4.76%) Rally
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
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