Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 102 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +76
Contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.14% 0.38% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £270
% change year-on-year +21.43% +29.63% -28.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

ISTQB Foundation Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 249 314 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.09% 19.95% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 172 74
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.35% +6.79%
10th Percentile £250 £191 £200
90th Percentile £633 £524 £496
Scotland median daily rate £425 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% -3.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.38 £23.14 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% +32.23% -53.95%
10th Percentile £15.73 £12.75 £14.04
90th Percentile £36.95 £49.45 £39.65
Scotland median hourly rate £30.25 £15.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year +101.67% -54.89% -11.33%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Glasgow

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle