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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.99% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 1.01% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
324 298 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.98% 31.60% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 234 250 307
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury +9 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Gloucester -2 2 £42,250 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £31,250 - 3
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
3 4 (28.57%) QA Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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