The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 100 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.59% 0.81% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 3.10% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 21
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
ISTQB
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
158 323 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 18.72% 26.22% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 104 287 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Selenium
3 17 (80.95%) Automated Testing
4 15 (71.43%) HP UFT
4 15 (71.43%) Java
4 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
5 13 (61.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
6 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
7 11 (52.38%) TestNG
8 10 (47.62%) IntelliJ
8 10 (47.62%) C#
9 9 (42.86%) Finance
10 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (38.10%) Test Management
10 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
10 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
10 8 (38.10%) HTML
10 8 (38.10%) XML
10 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
11 7 (33.33%) Web Services
11 7 (33.33%) Firebug
12 6 (28.57%) QA
12 6 (28.57%) XPath
12 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 6 (28.57%) TDD
12 6 (28.57%) Subversion
12 6 (28.57%) Maven

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) HP UFT
2 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 12 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 11 (52.38%) TestNG
5 10 (47.62%) IntelliJ
6 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (33.33%) Firebug
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
8 6 (28.57%) Maven
8 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (19.05%) SpecFlow
10 2 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (9.52%) JUnit
10 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
10 2 (9.52%) JMeter
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Automated Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) RDF
8 2 (9.52%) RAD
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) XPath
4 4 (19.05%) VBScript
4 4 (19.05%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) ISEB
2 13 (61.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) HP