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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 31 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.71% 3.01% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 6.78% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 2
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £35,000 £46,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
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
578 472 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.44% 44.44% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 452 349 242
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 £29,500 £33,875 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £75,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -3 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cheltenham -23 5 £38,000 +8.57% 2
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (87.10%) ISEB
2 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (54.84%) SQL
4 33 (53.23%) Scrum
4 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
5 31 (50.00%) Linux
6 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 30 (48.39%) Test Scripting
7 28 (45.16%) Java
8 26 (41.94%) Non-Functional Testing
9 25 (40.32%) Programme Management
10 24 (38.71%) ITIL
11 23 (37.10%) Ruby
12 22 (35.48%) Automated Testing
13 21 (33.87%) Test Management
13 21 (33.87%) JIRA
13 21 (33.87%) Defect Management
14 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
14 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
14 20 (32.26%) Windows
15 19 (30.65%) SDLC
16 18 (29.03%) Manual Testing
17 17 (27.42%) Software Testing
17 17 (27.42%) Python
17 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
17 17 (27.42%) Finance
17 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
17 17 (27.42%) BDD
18 16 (25.81%) Web Services
18 16 (25.81%) Marketing

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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 12 (19.35%) SharePoint
1 12 (19.35%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (22.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) SSH
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) Intranet
3 4 (6.45%) Skype
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.61%) GIS
2 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JIRA
2 20 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.19%) Selenium
3 15 (24.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (24.19%) Zephyr
4 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
7 5 (8.06%) Maven
8 4 (6.45%) ClearCase
8 4 (6.45%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.61%) JMeter
11 1 (1.61%) JUnit
11 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.61%) WATIR
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
1 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
1 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (25.81%) Marketing
3 14 (22.58%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Analyst
2 31 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 21 (33.87%) Tester
4 13 (20.97%) Software Tester
5 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Security Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) Manual Tester
7 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Developer
9 5 (8.06%) Developer in Test
9 5 (8.06%) Software Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Integration Test Analyst
10 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
11 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Java Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) Web Services
2 15 (24.19%) REST
2 15 (24.19%) SOAP
3 14 (22.58%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.84%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) JDBC
6 1 (1.61%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (32.26%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) CentOS
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.45%) Unix
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (53.23%) Scrum
3 30 (48.39%) Test Scripting
4 26 (41.94%) Non-Functional Testing
5 25 (40.32%) Programme Management
6 24 (38.71%) ITIL
7 22 (35.48%) Automated Testing
8 21 (33.87%) Defect Management
8 21 (33.87%) Test Management
9 19 (30.65%) SDLC
10 18 (29.03%) Manual Testing
11 17 (27.42%) BDD
11 17 (27.42%) Software Testing
12 15 (24.19%) Data Transformation
12 15 (24.19%) ITIL V3
12 15 (24.19%) Kanban
12 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
13 14 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 28 (45.16%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) Ruby
4 17 (27.42%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.68%) Perl
6 5 (8.06%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) C
8 3 (4.84%) C#
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (87.10%) ISEB
2 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (12.90%) Degree
5 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) SCCM
2 8 (12.90%) SCOM
3 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) HP
3 14 (22.58%) SAP
4 12 (19.35%) VMware
5 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.45%) Altiris
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) Rally
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