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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 78 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 17 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.88% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.76% 4.55% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Average salary £38,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
219 154 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.20% 23.73% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 184 113 140
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 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 29 (96.67%) ISEB
2 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 23 (76.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 18 (60.00%) Selenium
5 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (46.67%) Java
7 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
8 11 (36.67%) QA
9 10 (33.33%) TestNG
9 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (33.33%) Web Services
9 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 10 (33.33%) BDD
10 9 (30.00%) Test Management
10 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
10 9 (30.00%) C#
10 9 (30.00%) HP
10 9 (30.00%) Finance
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) IntelliJ
12 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
13 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
13 6 (20.00%) Coaching
13 6 (20.00%) VBScript
13 6 (20.00%) VB

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (33.33%) TestNG
3 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (26.67%) IntelliJ
6 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (20.00%) Firebug
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) JIRA
9 3 (10.00%) Subversion
9 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.00%) Maven
10 1 (3.33%) JMeter
10 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.33%) JUnit
10 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
5 9 (30.00%) Test Management
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Coaching
7 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) VBScript
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) XPath
7 1 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) ISEB
2 23 (76.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) VCP4
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago