The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 81 93 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.86% 0.61% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 1.20% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 38
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
354 500 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.86% 50.56% 54.10%
Number of salaries quoted 312 421 517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cirencester +5 3 £25,000 -41.17%
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (77.78%) QA
3 14 (77.78%) V-Model
4 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
4 13 (72.22%) Banking
4 13 (72.22%) Telerik
5 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 12 (66.67%) Marketing
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (66.67%) Product Marketing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
9 3 (16.67%) System Testing
10 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Advertising
11 1 (5.56%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 12 (66.67%) Marketing
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 12 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) V-Model
3 12 (66.67%) Product Marketing
3 12 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) Telerik
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago