Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West > Devon
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 72 79
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.50% 1.17% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.41% 3.31% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 3
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £28,591 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -15.91% +36.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,374 £32,000
90th Percentile £35,500 £37,500 £36,800
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +13.33%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 242 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 27.77% 35.33% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 107 218 172
Devon median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,852 £26,275
90th Percentile £110,000 £52,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Devon

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Devon

ISTQB
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Devon region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 7 £34,000 -
Exeter +17 1 £30,000 +4.93%
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) SMS
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing

ISTQB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer in Test
1 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Software Tester
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB