The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 23 36 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 3.55% 0.61% 14.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 1.72% 53.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 21
Average salary - £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB
Devon

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

Qualifications Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 46.81% 35.37% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 37
Average salary £35,000 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.93% -27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £22,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £38,031
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
1 7 (63.64%) Aerospace
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
1 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) People Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 4 (36.36%) Finance

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (63.64%) Aerospace
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
1 7 (63.64%) People Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Security
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) System Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
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