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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.58% 1.76% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 7.50% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
105 80 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 27.70% 23.46% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 29
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -12 6 £25,000 - 1
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Statistics
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) People Management
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Aerospace
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XHTML
2 2 (18.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Security Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) Time Management
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
Exeter, Devon
MSM Software
Salary: Unspecified Salary to be discussed at interview
Posted: 15 days ago