Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 124 119
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 -44
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.00% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 5.82% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 32
Glasgow median annual salary £31,875 £38,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.21% -17.65% +6.46%
10th Percentile £26,438 £32,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £59,625 £52,963
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £30,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.64% -18.67% -13.71%

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 403 447 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.45% 19.56% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 281 258 350
Glasgow median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £25,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,125
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -3.49% +7.50%

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
2 16 (69.57%) QA
3 15 (65.22%) ISEB
3 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
4 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
5 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
5 9 (39.13%) Selenium
6 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
7 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Cognizant
9 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA
10 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) Appium
10 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (13.04%) HP ALM
11 3 (13.04%) V-Model
11 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP CRM
1 3 (13.04%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) Appium
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Calabash
6 1 (4.35%) Gatling
6 1 (4.35%) JBehave
6 1 (4.35%) JMeter
6 1 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Associate Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) CGI
3 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Test Scripting
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
4 9 (39.13%) Defect Management
5 8 (34.78%) Functional Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (13.04%) CRM
10 3 (13.04%) Data Management
10 3 (13.04%) V-Model
11 2 (8.70%) OO
11 2 (8.70%) OOP
11 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cognizant
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft