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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.91% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 30.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 9.71% 22.22% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 13
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 20 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
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