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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 30 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 0.97% 5.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 55.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,688 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.53% -
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
25 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 24.27% 9.47% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification