The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 108 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 54 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 1.74% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 6.62% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 45
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
ISTQB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
555 816 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.68% 26.33% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 339 534 576
Median salary £42,500 £42,926 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Scotland region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Scotland

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Scotland

ISTQB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
Edinburgh -3 10 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Glasgow -11 10 £51,500 +8.42%
Fife +4 3 £27,500 -14.72%
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 35 (79.55%) ISEB
2 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
4 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (22.73%) HP
6 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.45%) QA
7 9 (20.45%) Selenium
7 9 (20.45%) Test Planning
7 9 (20.45%) Python
8 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 8 (18.18%) V-Model
8 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.18%) SDLC
9 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
9 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Citrix
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.64%) C#
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) VMware
10 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) Bugzilla
3 5 (11.36%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) FogBugz
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Appium
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Mocha
6 1 (2.27%) Protractor
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Test Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate
6 2 (4.55%) Graduate Test Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Software Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) CGI
4 1 (2.27%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) EPoS
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) EMV
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Waterfall
3 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Test Planning
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.18%) V-Model
7 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.36%) RUP
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Test Management
9 4 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Python
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) Ruby
7 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) ISEB
2 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) HP
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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