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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.18% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 51.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
39 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 35.45% 21.67% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 23
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Stirling

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (94.74%) ISEB
2 34 (59.65%) Test Management
3 31 (54.39%) HP Quality Center
4 25 (43.86%) Finance
4 25 (43.86%) HP
5 22 (38.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (36.84%) Test Strategy
7 18 (31.58%) Test Planning
8 17 (29.82%) Selenium
9 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (24.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
12 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
13 11 (19.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
15 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
16 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
16 6 (10.53%) QA
16 6 (10.53%) Line Management
16 6 (10.53%) Change Management
16 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
16 6 (10.53%) Product Management
17 5 (8.77%) SQL
18 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
18 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Selenium
2 14 (24.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Test Manager
2 25 (43.86%) Test Analyst
2 25 (43.86%) Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Technical Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Test Consultant
4 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Test Programme Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Tester
6 1 (1.75%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Test Management
2 21 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 18 (31.58%) Test Planning
4 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
6 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.53%) Change Management
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Line Management
9 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.53%) Product Management
10 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.51%) Project Management
12 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (94.74%) ISEB
2 22 (38.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (19.30%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (54.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) HP
2 3 (5.26%) Informatica
2 3 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
Stirling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4300.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago