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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 112 96 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +57
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 50 61 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 2.07% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.48% 8.06% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 18
Median salary £43,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.85%
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
772 757 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.45% 25.63% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 450 476 608
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 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
Glasgow -16 28 £50,000 +27.38% 3
Edinburgh +5 22 £37,500 -18.47% 1
Fife - 2 £27,250 -
ISTQB
UK

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 63 (77.78%) ISEB
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.80%) Software Testing
4 25 (30.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (27.16%) Finance
5 22 (27.16%) Test Management
6 21 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
7 20 (24.69%) V-Model
7 20 (24.69%) Automated Testing
7 20 (24.69%) Banking
8 19 (23.46%) Degree
8 19 (23.46%) QA
9 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (19.75%) HP
11 15 (18.52%) Test Strategy
12 14 (17.28%) SQL
12 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
12 14 (17.28%) Retail
13 13 (16.05%) Selenium
14 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
14 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
14 12 (14.81%) SDLC
15 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
15 10 (12.35%) Test Planning
16 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (11.11%) RUP
16 9 (11.11%) Project Management
16 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
16 9 (11.11%) Security Testing

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 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Selenium
2 8 (9.88%) HP UFT
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.17%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.47%) FogBugz
5 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.23%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.23%) TestLink
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Banking
3 14 (17.28%) Retail
4 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Test Manager
2 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 24 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) Test Leader
4 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) QA Manager
5 6 (7.41%) QA Test Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Tester
8 3 (3.70%) IT Trainer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Software Test Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Trainer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) CGI
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.23%) Fintech
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) Software Testing
3 22 (27.16%) Test Management
4 20 (24.69%) Automated Testing
4 20 (24.69%) V-Model
4 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
5 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
8 12 (14.81%) Manual Testing
8 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.81%) SDLC
9 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.35%) Test Planning
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) RUP
10 9 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (9.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) Java
4 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (77.78%) ISEB
2 25 (30.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (23.46%) Degree
4 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.23%) MCITP
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) XenApp
2 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) HP
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
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