The first table below looks at the demand for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.31% 2.29% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 9.39% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Average salary £31,500 £30,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
233 181 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 23.39% 24.36% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 221 168 222
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
East Sussex

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 18 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (33.33%) V-Model
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) MS Project
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) VBScript
8 1 (5.56%) VB
8 1 (5.56%) IBM

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Junior
3 5 (27.78%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Junior Test Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Junior Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) V-Model
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Test Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) RDF
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
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