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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.60% 1.04% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.27% 3.28% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 4
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +5.26%
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
220 244 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.02% 31.61% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 191 222 273
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 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 25 (100.00%) ISEB
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) SQL
4 17 (68.00%) QA
4 17 (68.00%) Selenium
4 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (56.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (40.00%) JIRA
8 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
8 10 (40.00%) BDD
8 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (40.00%) Ruby
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
10 8 (32.00%) Degree
10 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
11 7 (28.00%) Windows
11 7 (28.00%) VBScript
11 7 (28.00%) VB
11 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 5 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
13 4 (16.00%) Test Management
13 4 (16.00%) TestNG
13 4 (16.00%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Selenium
1 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (16.00%) TestNG
5 3 (12.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Tester
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) QA Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) Ruby
3 7 (28.00%) VBScript
3 7 (28.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (56.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
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