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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.69% 1.30% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 5.37% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 16
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
187 298 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 21.49% 24.13% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 123 266 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Selenium
4 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (26.67%) Line Management
8 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (26.67%) User Stories
9 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (20.00%) Maven
9 3 (20.00%) TestNG
9 3 (20.00%) XPath

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Maven
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) TestNG
5 2 (13.33%) Firebug
6 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
6 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Line Management
7 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Test Management
9 2 (13.33%) RDF
10 1 (6.67%) RAD
10 1 (6.67%) TDD
10 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) XPath
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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