Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 90 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 48 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.64% 3.05% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 5.65% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 28
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.87% -10.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £63,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,745
% change year-on-year -5.56% +19.22% +0.65%

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 459 849 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 41.92% 53.87% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 337 556 459
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £65,150
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISTQB in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

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 6 months to 1 June 2020. 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
Gloucester -10 3 £35,000 -32.69%
Cheltenham -5 2 £40,000 -5.88%
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) HP ALM
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) C

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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Appium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) TestRail
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) RHCE
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP ALM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk