Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 142 114
Rank change year-on-year +21 -28 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.21% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 3.67% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.90% +8.42%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,650 £32,300
90th Percentile £49,500 £60,125 £53,300
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -21.35%

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 341 409 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.21% 18.52% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 229 247 288
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +3.37% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,250 £30,750 £27,275
90th Percentile £60,250 £65,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.63%

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (70.83%) QA
3 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
3 17 (70.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (62.50%) Selenium
5 14 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (58.33%) Defect Management
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) Cognizant
7 12 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (45.83%) Appium
9 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
9 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
10 9 (37.50%) Banking
11 8 (33.33%) Retail Banking
11 8 (33.33%) IBM
11 8 (33.33%) ISEB
11 8 (33.33%) SQL
12 7 (29.17%) Java
13 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
14 4 (16.67%) Big Data
14 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 4 (16.67%) JIRA
14 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
14 4 (16.67%) Python
14 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (16.67%) Data Mining

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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
1 4 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) Appium
3 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.33%) Ant
7 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
7 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.17%) Calabash
8 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.17%) Gatling
8 1 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (4.17%) JBehave
8 1 (4.17%) JMeter
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Automation Tester
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Associate Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) JSON
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) React
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (70.83%) Test Strategy
4 15 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (58.33%) Defect Management
5 14 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (41.67%) Functional Testing
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
11 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
11 2 (8.33%) OO
11 2 (8.33%) OOP
11 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 8 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP