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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.92% 0.13% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 0.42% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £30,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
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
350 237 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.86% 29.89% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 201 373
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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 - 7 £50,000 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Ruby
5 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Selenium
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) JDBC
7 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
8 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
9 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JDBC
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SCADA
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Email Management
6 1 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) HP
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