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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 89 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.94% 1.10% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.72% 3.42% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 8
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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
368 292 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.62% 32.27% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 282 236 335
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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
Gloucester - 4 £50,000 -
Cheltenham -15 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
6 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Test Management
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) User Stories
9 3 (15.79%) JDBC
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
3 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JDBC
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) SCADA
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago