Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 78 116
Rank change year-on-year -16 +38 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 9 8 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.65% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 4.52% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 10
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,250 £30,638
25th Percentile £37,750 £32,500 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -9.64% +15.28%
75th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £46,000
90th Percentile £47,500 " £49,125
Scotland median annual salary £39,800 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.13% -6.25% +33.33%

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 270 177 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.52% 19.58% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 191
10th Percentile £29,925 £29,100 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £33,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -1.84%
75th Percentile £56,563 £53,750 £55,819
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,140 £46,820 £41,675
% change year-on-year -1.45% +12.35% +1.03%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in Glasgow.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Glasgow

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in Glasgow over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) JSON
4 6 (66.67%) Android
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) Cypress.io
4 6 (66.67%) REST
4 6 (66.67%) Appium
5 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
6 4 (44.44%) C#
7 3 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
7 3 (33.33%) Subversion
7 3 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) XSLT
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) API Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Appium
2 6 (66.67%) Cypress.io
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Gradle
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) REST Assured
4 2 (22.22%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Postman
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Wearables
2 1 (11.11%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) API Testing
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (33.33%) OO
6 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification