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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 74 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.98% 3.65% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.81% 8.38% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 8
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,500 £54,650
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
455 394 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.67% 43.63% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 367 281 300
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,825
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -10 14 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -14 6 £40,000 +14.28%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 49 (77.78%) ISEB
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (58.73%) Linux
4 34 (53.97%) Non-Functional Testing
5 33 (52.38%) Java
6 32 (50.79%) SQL
6 32 (50.79%) Scrum
7 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
8 29 (46.03%) JIRA
9 27 (42.86%) Defect Management
10 26 (41.27%) HP
11 25 (39.68%) Test Management
11 25 (39.68%) Test Scripting
12 24 (38.10%) Selenium
12 24 (38.10%) Ruby
12 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
13 23 (36.51%) DV Cleared
14 20 (31.75%) Windows
14 20 (31.75%) BDD
15 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
15 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (30.16%) REST
15 19 (30.16%) Data Transformation
15 19 (30.16%) Zephyr
15 19 (30.16%) SOAP
15 19 (30.16%) Web Services
15 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (30.16%) Kanban
15 19 (30.16%) SSH
15 19 (30.16%) Programme Management

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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.94%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (20.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) SSH
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
2 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) JIRA
2 24 (38.10%) Selenium
3 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
3 19 (30.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (30.16%) Zephyr
4 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.63%) LoadRunner
7 10 (15.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (15.87%) JMeter
8 6 (9.52%) Bitbucket
8 6 (9.52%) Maven
8 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
9 5 (7.94%) JUnit
9 5 (7.94%) TestNG
10 3 (4.76%) WATIR
11 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
11 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.59%) Hudson
12 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 14 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 13 (20.63%) Electronics
3 13 (20.63%) Marketing
4 5 (7.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Analyst
2 30 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 15 (23.81%) Tester
4 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
5 11 (17.46%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Manual Tester
7 7 (11.11%) Software Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
9 5 (7.94%) Software Manager
9 5 (7.94%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Software Test Manager
9 5 (7.94%) Software Tester
10 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
11 3 (4.76%) Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Developer in Test
11 3 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
11 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) REST
1 19 (30.16%) SOAP
1 19 (30.16%) Web Services
2 18 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 9 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (6.35%) ISPF
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Linux
2 20 (31.75%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Non-Functional Testing
3 32 (50.79%) Scrum
4 27 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 25 (39.68%) Test Management
5 25 (39.68%) Test Scripting
6 20 (31.75%) BDD
7 19 (30.16%) Data Transformation
7 19 (30.16%) Kanban
7 19 (30.16%) Programme Management
7 19 (30.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 17 (26.98%) Test Automation
10 16 (25.40%) SDLC
11 14 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (20.63%) Automation Testing
12 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (20.63%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (17.46%) ITIL
13 11 (17.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) Java
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) Ruby
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 13 (20.63%) C#
5 13 (20.63%) C++
6 5 (7.94%) XPath
7 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.35%) JCL
7 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (77.78%) ISEB
2 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
3 23 (36.51%) DV Cleared
4 14 (22.22%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Docker
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) RACF
3 4 (6.35%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.94%) SCCM
4 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.76%) Puppet
5 3 (4.76%) SCOM
6 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) SAP
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.94%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) IBM
7 3 (4.76%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (3.17%) Altiris
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Veritas
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago