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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 85 64 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 28 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.40% 3.18% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 7.40% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 16
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 £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
511 419 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.71% 42.97% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 415 314 333
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 7 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Cheltenham -22 7 £40,000 +14.28% 2
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 45 (73.77%) ISEB
2 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (54.10%) Scrum
3 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 33 (54.10%) Linux
4 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
5 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
5 28 (45.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 28 (45.90%) Defect Management
6 27 (44.26%) Test Scripting
7 25 (40.98%) Test Management
7 25 (40.98%) Java
8 24 (39.34%) JIRA
9 22 (36.07%) Programme Management
10 21 (34.43%) Manual Testing
10 21 (34.43%) SDLC
10 21 (34.43%) DV Cleared
11 19 (31.15%) BDD
11 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
11 19 (31.15%) Ruby
11 19 (31.15%) HP
11 19 (31.15%) ITIL
11 19 (31.15%) Windows
12 18 (29.51%) SOAP
12 18 (29.51%) Web Services
12 18 (29.51%) SSH
12 18 (29.51%) Kanban
12 18 (29.51%) Zephyr
12 18 (29.51%) Data Transformation
12 18 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
1 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (19.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) SSH
2 4 (6.56%) DNS
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) Intranet
2 4 (6.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) JIRA
2 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
3 18 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (29.51%) Zephyr
4 15 (24.59%) Selenium
5 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
6 7 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
7 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.56%) Maven
8 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
8 3 (4.92%) JMeter
8 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
8 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.28%) JUnit
9 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.28%) TestNG
9 2 (3.28%) WATIR
10 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (24.59%) Manufacturing
1 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 12 (19.67%) Electronics
3 12 (19.67%) Marketing
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Analyst
2 31 (50.82%) Test Analyst
3 18 (29.51%) Tester
4 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Security Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Manual Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Test Manager
7 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
8 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Software Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Software Test Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Developer in Test
9 4 (6.56%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Software Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) REST
1 18 (29.51%) SOAP
1 18 (29.51%) Web Services
2 17 (27.87%) Gherkin
3 6 (9.84%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) ISPF
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
1 4 (6.56%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (4.92%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (54.10%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) CentOS
4 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) Scrum
3 28 (45.90%) Defect Management
3 28 (45.90%) Non-Functional Testing
4 27 (44.26%) Test Scripting
5 25 (40.98%) Test Management
6 22 (36.07%) Programme Management
7 21 (34.43%) Manual Testing
7 21 (34.43%) SDLC
8 19 (31.15%) BDD
8 19 (31.15%) ITIL
9 18 (29.51%) Data Transformation
9 18 (29.51%) Kanban
10 17 (27.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (26.23%) Automated Testing
12 15 (24.59%) Software Testing
13 14 (22.95%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
15 12 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (19.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) SQL
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 19 (31.15%) Ruby
4 15 (24.59%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.56%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) JCL
5 4 (6.56%) Perl
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (73.77%) ISEB
2 32 (52.46%) Security Cleared
3 21 (34.43%) DV Cleared
4 11 (18.03%) Degree
5 8 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.56%) RACF
2 4 (6.56%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 6 (9.84%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) HP
3 12 (19.67%) SAP
4 10 (16.39%) Red Hat
4 10 (16.39%) VMware
5 4 (6.56%) Altiris
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 4 (6.56%) Veritas
6 2 (3.28%) CA Agile Central
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