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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 89 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.63% 1.61% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 6.23% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 27
Median salary £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £32,000 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.28% -6.66%  

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 188 337 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 19.73% 25.76% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 118 218 191
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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%) ISEB
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) V-Model
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Process Management

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%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Mocha
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 2 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CGI
1 1 (7.14%) Chai
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 8 (57.14%) V-Model
2 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 6 (42.86%) RUP
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) OCP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
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