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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 63 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 36 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.64% 1.37% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.89% 3.94% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 1
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
456 330 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.15% 34.85% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 321 239 227
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £30,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +9 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheltenham +1 7 £32,500 +14.03% 2
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (85.71%) ISEB
2 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
4 31 (55.36%) SQL
5 28 (50.00%) Scrum
6 27 (48.21%) Java
7 26 (46.43%) Linux
7 26 (46.43%) Ruby
7 26 (46.43%) Non-Functional Testing
8 23 (41.07%) DV Cleared
8 23 (41.07%) Test Scripting
8 23 (41.07%) ITIL
8 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
9 22 (39.29%) JIRA
10 20 (35.71%) Automated Testing
10 20 (35.71%) Programme Management
11 19 (33.93%) Selenium
12 18 (32.14%) Windows
12 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
13 16 (28.57%) ITIL V3
13 16 (28.57%) BDD
13 16 (28.57%) Defect Management
13 16 (28.57%) Test Management
14 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
14 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
14 15 (26.79%) Python
14 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
14 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
14 15 (26.79%) SDLC
15 14 (25.00%) Git (software)

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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
1 10 (17.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) SSH
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) WAN
4 4 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) Intranet
4 4 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) JIRA
2 19 (33.93%) Selenium
3 18 (32.14%) Jenkins
4 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (21.43%) Zephyr
6 11 (19.64%) Cucumber
7 9 (16.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (14.29%) LoadRunner
9 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 6 (10.71%) Maven
11 5 (8.93%) JUnit
12 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
13 3 (5.36%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (5.36%) TestNG
13 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
14 2 (3.57%) JMeter
14 2 (3.57%) WATIR
14 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
15 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (26.79%) Manufacturing
1 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 14 (25.00%) Marketing
3 13 (23.21%) Finance
4 12 (21.43%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
1 28 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Tester
3 14 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 13 (23.21%) Test Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Security Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Manual Tester
8 7 (12.50%) Software Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (8.93%) Developer
9 5 (8.93%) Developer in Test
9 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
11 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 12 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 12 (21.43%) REST
2 12 (21.43%) SOAP
3 5 (8.93%) JDBC
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.79%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) XML
6 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) CentOS
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Scrum
3 26 (46.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 23 (41.07%) ITIL
4 23 (41.07%) Test Scripting
5 20 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 20 (35.71%) Programme Management
6 16 (28.57%) BDD
6 16 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 16 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 16 (28.57%) Test Management
7 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
7 15 (26.79%) SDLC
7 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
8 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (23.21%) Test Strategy
10 12 (21.43%) Data Transformation
10 12 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (21.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) SQL
2 27 (48.21%) Java
3 26 (46.43%) Ruby
4 15 (26.79%) Python
5 10 (17.86%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.71%) Perl
8 3 (5.36%) C
9 2 (3.57%) Go
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) ISEB
2 33 (58.93%) Security Cleared
3 23 (41.07%) DV Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 4 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) HP
2 12 (21.43%) SAP
3 10 (17.86%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) Altiris
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Veritas
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Rally
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