Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 58 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.63% 1.14% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 3.59% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 11
Cheltenham median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% -
10th Percentile £33,125 £33,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £56,250 £42,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +13.64% -3.75%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 282 167 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 44.76% 31.81% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 184 109 95
Cheltenham median annual salary £51,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,675 £31,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £68,750
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Cheltenham

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
1 3 (75.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Software Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP