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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 61 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.45% 0.78% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.54% 2.18% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 14
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
411 367 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.72% 35.63% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 273 286 260
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Cheltenham +21 17 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Gloucester +7 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Cirencester - 2 £32,750 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 65 (97.01%) ISEB
2 47 (70.15%) Test Scripting
3 43 (64.18%) Software Testing
4 40 (59.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 39 (58.21%) C
6 18 (26.87%) Finance
7 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (19.40%) Selenium
10 11 (16.42%) QA
11 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.93%) C#
11 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.43%) SQL
12 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
13 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Java
14 7 (10.45%) Ruby
14 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
15 6 (8.96%) SDLC
15 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
15 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
15 6 (8.96%) .NET
15 6 (8.96%) ITIL
15 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.99%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
5 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.99%) TestNG
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Back Office
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Analyst
2 34 (50.75%) Test Analyst
3 29 (43.28%) Tester
4 25 (37.31%) Systems Tester
5 18 (26.87%) Manual Test Analyst
6 8 (11.94%) Software Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Software Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Server Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.48%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) JDBC
6 1 (1.49%) RESTful
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) PMI
1 6 (8.96%) Reinsurance
2 4 (5.97%) AS400
2 4 (5.97%) iSeries
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (70.15%) Test Scripting
2 43 (64.18%) Software Testing
3 40 (59.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.96%) SDLC
10 5 (7.46%) CRM
10 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (5.97%) System Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) C
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) Ruby
6 5 (7.46%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (97.01%) ISEB
2 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
4 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) Citrix
3 2 (2.99%) Remedy
3 2 (2.99%) Sybase
3 2 (2.99%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £80 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago