Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 122 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -46 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 16 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.75% 3.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 3.16% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 112
Glasgow median annual salary £43,250 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.58% -9.47% +41.79%
10th Percentile £34,825 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £61,300 £52,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% -26.32% +35.71%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 452 507 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.60% 23.64% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 267 285 523
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £55,000 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (54.55%) Scenario Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
5 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Cognizant
6 8 (36.36%) ISEB
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) IBM
7 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (31.82%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (31.82%) Appium
8 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (22.73%) QA
10 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Project Management
10 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
11 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
12 2 (9.09%) Workflow
12 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
12 2 (9.09%) Equities
12 2 (9.09%) CRM

ISTQB
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Appium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 2 (9.09%) Equities
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Scenario Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (45.45%) Defect Management
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) OCP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SAP Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cognizant
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Calypso
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Murex
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP