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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 76 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.32% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 2
Median salary £46,250 £42,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.46% +20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £44,050 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
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
436 377 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.45% 34.81% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 289 284 296
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 - 5 £29,000 - 4
Gloucester +7 3 £52,500 +24.26% 2
Cirencester - 1 £33,500 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Java
4 24 (51.06%) Ruby
5 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
6 21 (44.68%) Selenium
7 20 (42.55%) SQL
8 18 (38.30%) Linux
8 18 (38.30%) DV Cleared
9 17 (36.17%) Test Scripting
9 17 (36.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 16 (34.04%) JIRA
10 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
11 15 (31.91%) ITIL
11 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
12 14 (29.79%) ITIL V3
12 14 (29.79%) Python
12 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
12 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
13 13 (27.66%) Windows
13 13 (27.66%) Scrum
13 13 (27.66%) BDD
13 13 (27.66%) Functional Testing
14 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
15 11 (23.40%) C++
15 11 (23.40%) SDLC
16 10 (21.28%) Defect Management
16 10 (21.28%) Programme Management
16 10 (21.28%) Test Management

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
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) 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%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) JIRA
3 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
5 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
5 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner
5 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
6 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (14.89%) Zephyr
7 6 (12.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (12.77%) JUnit
8 4 (8.51%) Maven
8 4 (8.51%) TestNG
9 3 (6.38%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
10 2 (4.26%) JMeter
10 2 (4.26%) WATIR
11 1 (2.13%) Hudson
11 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Analyst
1 26 (55.32%) Test Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Tester
3 13 (27.66%) Test Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Software Tester
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Software Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Manual Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Developer in Test
9 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Tester
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) SOAP
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
2 7 (14.89%) REST
3 6 (12.77%) JDBC
4 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 1 (2.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Non-Functional Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Test Scripting
3 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) ITIL V3
5 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
5 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (27.66%) BDD
6 13 (27.66%) Functional Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Scrum
7 11 (23.40%) SDLC
8 10 (21.28%) Defect Management
8 10 (21.28%) Programme Management
8 10 (21.28%) Test Management
9 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (14.89%) Kanban
10 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
10 7 (14.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) Ruby
3 20 (42.55%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) Python
5 11 (23.40%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) C
8 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.64%) Perl
9 2 (4.26%) Go
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (93.62%) ISEB
2 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) DV Cleared
4 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Rally
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Open ended
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago