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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 87 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 1.78% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 6.32% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 33
Median salary £49,750 £48,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.05% +30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,550 £51,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 244 364 331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.70% 28.22% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 148 170 232
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 6 (42.86%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) OCP
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SAP Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SAP
5 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
5 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
5 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
5 5 (35.71%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 2 (14.29%) WinRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 10 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 5 (35.71%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
1 5 (35.71%) MCP
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) OCP
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (35.71%) SAP Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 3 days ago