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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 72 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.69% 2.95% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 6.97% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £44,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 314 416 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.23% 42.36% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 271 257
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Gloucestershire

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +11 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cirencester -21 3 £29,000 -13.43%
Tewkesbury - 1 £31,500 -
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 42 (84.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (76.00%) ISEB
3 36 (72.00%) Selenium
4 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (64.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (60.00%) Java
6 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 30 (60.00%) Cucumber
7 25 (50.00%) C#
7 25 (50.00%) SQL
8 23 (46.00%) C++
8 23 (46.00%) Linux
8 23 (46.00%) LoadRunner
8 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
9 22 (44.00%) Ruby
9 22 (44.00%) JIRA
10 19 (38.00%) Scenario Testing
11 18 (36.00%) HP
11 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
11 18 (36.00%) Python
12 17 (34.00%) JMeter
12 17 (34.00%) Test Strategy
13 16 (32.00%) Functional Testing
13 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (32.00%) Windows
14 14 (28.00%) Scrum
15 13 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (26.00%) TDD
15 13 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (24.00%) Git (software)

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) FileNet
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 5 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Selenium
2 30 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 23 (46.00%) LoadRunner
4 22 (44.00%) JIRA
5 17 (34.00%) JMeter
6 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (22.00%) JUnit
7 11 (22.00%) TestNG
8 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
9 5 (10.00%) Maven
9 5 (10.00%) Vagrant
9 5 (10.00%) WATIR
9 5 (10.00%) Zephyr
10 3 (6.00%) Codeception
11 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
11 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
12 1 (2.00%) MSTest
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (12.00%) Electronics
4 6 (12.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Games
5 2 (4.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
1 31 (62.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Software Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (12.00%) SOAP
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) REST
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Test Automation
2 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (38.00%) Scenario Testing
5 18 (36.00%) Test Scripting
6 17 (34.00%) Test Strategy
7 16 (32.00%) Functional Testing
7 16 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (28.00%) Scrum
9 13 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (26.00%) TDD
10 11 (22.00%) OpenUP
10 11 (22.00%) User Stories
11 10 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
13 7 (14.00%) Migration
14 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (46.00%) C++
4 22 (44.00%) Ruby
5 18 (36.00%) Python
6 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) C
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) XPath
7 4 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (76.00%) ISEB
2 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (22.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) HP
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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