Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 124 127
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -54
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 30 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.38% 1.07% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.94% 5.31% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 11
Glasgow median annual salary £32,875 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.65% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £35,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £61,250 £52,250
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -20.45%

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 378 452 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.38% 20.13% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 270 269 292
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,340 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 26 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 22 (73.33%) QA
3 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (63.33%) Test Strategy
5 16 (53.33%) Selenium
6 15 (50.00%) ISEB
6 15 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (46.67%) Defect Management
7 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
9 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
10 10 (33.33%) Appium
10 10 (33.33%) Cognizant
11 9 (30.00%) SQL
12 8 (26.67%) Java
13 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (23.33%) Banking
13 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
14 6 (20.00%) IBM
15 5 (16.67%) C#
15 5 (16.67%) Python
15 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
15 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
15 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Big Data
1 4 (13.33%) Data Mining
1 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Selenium
2 11 (36.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (33.33%) Appium
4 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 3 (10.00%) Ant
6 3 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA
6 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.33%) Calabash
7 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.33%) Gatling
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
7 1 (3.33%) JBehave
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) JUnit
7 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Automation Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Associate Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) CGI
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 21 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (63.33%) Test Strategy
4 15 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (46.67%) Defect Management
5 14 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
7 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
8 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (13.33%) V-Model
11 3 (10.00%) Analytics
11 3 (10.00%) Code Coverage
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) OOP
11 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) ISEB
1 15 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (73.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cognizant
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft