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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 82 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.12% 0.14% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.44% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
287 226 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.79% 31.17% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 236 199 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Email Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
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