The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 27 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.49% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 72.97% - -
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 0
Average salary £48,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,154
% change year-on-year
- -0.43%
ISTQB
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 25.34% 24.14% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 33 0 8
Average salary £48,000 - £31,389
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £45,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Stirling

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Stirling

ISTQB
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 25 (92.59%) ISEB
2 17 (62.96%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (59.26%) Test Management
4 13 (48.15%) HP
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
7 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) QA
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Product Management
9 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.41%) Project Management
11 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
12 1 (3.70%) Capita
12 1 (3.70%) Degree
12 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
12 1 (3.70%) Legal
12 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Test Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Management
2 11 (40.74%) Test Strategy
3 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Product Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Capita
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