Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 125 97
Rank change year-on-year +41 -28 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 13 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.57% 0.77% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.65% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 14
Median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +14.29% +13.64%
10th Percentile £26,100 £37,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £33,100 £68,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £30,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -28.82% - +10.39%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 304 790 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 43.62% 46.97% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 223 617 372
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,922 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,319 £70,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +9 4 £30,000 -25.00%
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA