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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 50 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.40% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
97 118 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 33.92% 32.87% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 94
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £45,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016. 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
Plymouth - 3 £34,000 -
Exeter -2 1 - -
ISTQB
South West

ISTQB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Product Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) .NET

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA