The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 49 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.71% 3.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
ISTQB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.71% 17.25% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 84 38 41
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,800 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Devon

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Devon

ISTQB
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -20 3 £27,500 -19.11% 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB.

1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing ISTQB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago