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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 31 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.50% 2.04% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 9.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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
50 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 31.25% 20.92% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 19
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £50,350 £37,606
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 18 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (85.71%) System Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Validation
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Data Security
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Internet

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Validation
1 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 6 (85.71%) System Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Data Security
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA