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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.88% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 0.49% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 5
Median salary £50,000 £36,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% +40.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,900 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
451 410 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.38% 36.48% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 305 298 303
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 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 3 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
Gloucester +9 5 £52,500 +17.97%
Cheltenham - 5 £55,000 - 2
Cirencester - 2 £33,500 -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 50 (92.59%) ISEB
2 26 (48.15%) Test Scripting
3 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (42.59%) Software Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Java
6 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 20 (37.04%) Selenium
7 19 (35.19%) Ruby
8 18 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 17 (31.48%) C
10 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (27.78%) SQL
12 13 (24.07%) C#
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
13 12 (22.22%) JIRA
13 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) ITIL V3
13 12 (22.22%) Functional Testing
14 11 (20.37%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
14 11 (20.37%) Windows
14 11 (20.37%) Python
14 11 (20.37%) Finance
15 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.52%) C++
16 9 (16.67%) QA
16 9 (16.67%) Scrum

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 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) LAN
1 6 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) JIRA
3 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
4 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 8 (14.81%) LoadRunner
6 6 (11.11%) JUnit
6 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (7.41%) TestNG
9 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.70%) ClearQuest
10 2 (3.70%) JMeter
10 2 (3.70%) Maven
10 2 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (3.70%) WATIR
11 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Analyst
1 30 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Tester
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Software Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Software Test Analyst
4 10 (18.52%) Systems Tester
5 9 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Manual Tester
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) JDBC
3 4 (7.41%) SOAP
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.56%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) PMI
3 3 (5.56%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.85%) AS400
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Test Scripting
2 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Software Testing
4 16 (29.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
6 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 12 (22.22%) ITIL V3
7 11 (20.37%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (16.67%) BDD
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
8 9 (16.67%) SDLC
9 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Service Management
10 6 (11.11%) TDD
10 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.11%) User Stories
10 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 19 (35.19%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) C
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 13 (24.07%) C#
6 11 (20.37%) Python
7 10 (18.52%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.41%) Perl
9 2 (3.70%) Go
9 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (92.59%) ISEB
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Rally
4 2 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (3.70%) Sybase
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago