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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 1.01% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 72 174 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 30.90% 35.22% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 58 130 96
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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