The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Stirling region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 20 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.63% - 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £27,949
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.53% 13.95% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
Scotland

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center