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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 104 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 2.31% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
419 346 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.95% 37.81% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 308 304 421
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,475 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,589 £54,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Gloucester - 2 £43,500 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) JIRA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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