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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 69 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 32 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.56% 2.47% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.44% 5.42% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 6
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
379 424 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.11% 45.44% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 292 276 268
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,000
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 0 17 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -2 3 £33,750 -20.58%
Cirencester 0 2 £32,500 -2.98%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 46 (76.67%) ISEB
2 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) Linux
4 34 (56.67%) Java
4 34 (56.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
6 32 (53.33%) Selenium
7 29 (48.33%) Scrum
8 28 (46.67%) JIRA
9 26 (43.33%) Ruby
9 26 (43.33%) HP
9 26 (43.33%) SQL
10 25 (41.67%) Cucumber
11 23 (38.33%) DV Cleared
12 22 (36.67%) Test Automation
13 21 (35.00%) Test Management
13 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
13 21 (35.00%) Python
14 20 (33.33%) Windows
14 20 (33.33%) Defect Management
15 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (30.00%) C#
16 18 (30.00%) C++
16 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
17 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
17 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
17 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
18 15 (25.00%) SSH
18 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (25.00%) Kanban

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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) FileNet
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (53.33%) Selenium
2 28 (46.67%) JIRA
3 25 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
5 17 (28.33%) Jenkins
6 15 (25.00%) JMeter
6 15 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (25.00%) Zephyr
7 12 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (11.67%) Bitbucket
8 7 (11.67%) JUnit
8 7 (11.67%) TestNG
8 7 (11.67%) Vagrant
9 6 (10.00%) Maven
10 5 (8.33%) WATIR
11 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 10 (16.67%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 28 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 16 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 14 (23.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Tester
6 8 (13.33%) Software Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (8.33%) Manual Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Software Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Software Test Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
11 2 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.33%) Developer in Test
11 2 (3.33%) Java Automation Tester
11 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 15 (25.00%) REST
1 15 (25.00%) SOAP
1 15 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (15.00%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) ISPF
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 29 (48.33%) Scrum
4 22 (36.67%) Test Automation
5 21 (35.00%) Test Management
5 21 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 20 (33.33%) Defect Management
7 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (25.00%) BDD
8 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (25.00%) Data Transformation
8 15 (25.00%) Kanban
8 15 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 14 (23.33%) Programme Management
10 13 (21.67%) SDLC
10 13 (21.67%) TDD
11 11 (18.33%) Automation Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) Ruby
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) C#
4 18 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (10.00%) XPath
6 5 (8.33%) C
7 4 (6.67%) JCL
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (76.67%) ISEB
2 33 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) DV Cleared
4 13 (21.67%) Degree
5 7 (11.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) RACF
2 4 (6.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.33%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) HP
2 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (8.33%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago