The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Exeter region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 28 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.99% 7.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 36.36% -
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%
Qualifications Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 26.95% 19.82% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 23
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISTQB
Devon

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Exeter

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
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