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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.31% 0.58% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 1.90% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,688
% change year-on-year - -3.06%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Devon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 116 105 109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 36.14% 30.61% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 201 184 151
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,016 £26,750 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 1 - -
ISTQB
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Devon region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Spock
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spock
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) TestRail
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XHTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft