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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 64 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 32 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.27% 0.86% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.57% 2.62% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 2
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,650 £43,000
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
423 343 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.16% 32.89% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 271 251 270
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 June 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 June 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
Cheltenham -1 10 £42,000 +34.40% 1
Gloucester +3 3 £42,500 +0.59%
Cirencester - 1 £33,500 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 44 (93.62%) ISEB
2 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
3 27 (57.45%) Java
4 26 (55.32%) Ruby
5 23 (48.94%) Linux
6 22 (46.81%) SQL
7 21 (44.68%) Scrum
7 21 (44.68%) JIRA
7 21 (44.68%) Selenium
7 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
7 21 (44.68%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (40.43%) ITIL
9 18 (38.30%) Automated Testing
10 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
10 16 (34.04%) ITIL V3
11 15 (31.91%) BDD
11 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
11 15 (31.91%) Python
11 15 (31.91%) Programme Management
12 14 (29.79%) Test Management
12 14 (29.79%) Windows
13 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
13 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
13 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
14 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
14 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
14 12 (25.53%) Marketing
15 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing

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 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.26%) Confluence
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SSH
2 6 (12.77%) LAN
2 6 (12.77%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) JIRA
1 21 (44.68%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
4 11 (23.40%) Cucumber
5 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (21.28%) Zephyr
6 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
6 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
7 8 (17.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (12.77%) JUnit
9 5 (10.64%) Maven
10 4 (8.51%) TestNG
11 3 (6.38%) Rational Functional Tester
11 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
12 2 (4.26%) JMeter
12 2 (4.26%) WATIR
13 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
13 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.53%) Marketing
3 11 (23.40%) Finance
4 10 (21.28%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
1 21 (44.68%) Test Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Tester
3 15 (31.91%) Test Engineer
4 14 (29.79%) Software Tester
5 11 (23.40%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Software Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Tester
8 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (8.51%) Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Developer in Test
9 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
12 1 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 10 (21.28%) Gherkin
2 10 (21.28%) REST
2 10 (21.28%) SOAP
3 6 (12.77%) JDBC
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) CentOS
4 4 (8.51%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Non-Functional Testing
2 21 (44.68%) Scrum
3 19 (40.43%) ITIL
4 18 (38.30%) Automated Testing
5 16 (34.04%) ITIL V3
6 15 (31.91%) BDD
6 15 (31.91%) Programme Management
7 14 (29.79%) Test Management
8 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
8 12 (25.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (23.40%) Defect Management
9 11 (23.40%) Functional Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Manual Testing
9 11 (23.40%) SDLC
10 10 (21.28%) Data Transformation
10 10 (21.28%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (21.28%) Kanban
10 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 26 (55.32%) Ruby
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 15 (31.91%) Python
5 11 (23.40%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.77%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) C
9 2 (4.26%) Go
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (93.62%) ISEB
2 27 (57.45%) Security Cleared
3 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) Degree
6 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) HP
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Rally
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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