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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 5.69% 2.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 36.84% 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
19 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 15.45% 11.43% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £38,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.61% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £94,000 £52,500
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 27 March 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Stirling

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (96.43%) ISEB
2 22 (78.57%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Test Management
4 15 (53.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (46.43%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (42.86%) HP
7 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
7 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
9 7 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
10 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
11 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
12 4 (14.29%) SQL
12 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Coaching
13 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
13 3 (10.71%) Analytics
13 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
13 3 (10.71%) V-Model

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Test Management
2 10 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.71%) V-Model
7 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) ISEB
2 15 (53.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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