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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 34 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.49% 1.84% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 6.25% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £28,591 £27,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.89% -1.81%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
ISTQB
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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
67 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 33.33% 29.49% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 30
Median salary £34,500 £34,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.72% +14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,311 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of job ads across the Exeter region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Spock
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Spock
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA