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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 85 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.92% 1.36% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.56% 5.85% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 0
Average salary £38,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.00% -
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
180 188 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 18.20% 23.33% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 141 153 138
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (83.33%) SQL
4 24 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (63.33%) WebDriver
5 19 (63.33%) Selenium
6 17 (56.67%) Java
6 17 (56.67%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
8 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
9 13 (43.33%) TestNG
10 12 (40.00%) Finance
10 12 (40.00%) C#
10 12 (40.00%) Eclipse
11 11 (36.67%) IntelliJ
11 11 (36.67%) Test Management
12 10 (33.33%) Web Services
12 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (30.00%) HP
13 9 (30.00%) TDD
14 8 (26.67%) Firebug
14 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
14 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
14 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
14 8 (26.67%) BDD
15 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (23.33%) QA
15 7 (23.33%) XML
15 7 (23.33%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
1 19 (63.33%) WebDriver
2 17 (56.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (43.33%) TestNG
4 12 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (36.67%) IntelliJ
6 8 (26.67%) Firebug
6 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 6 (20.00%) Subversion
8 6 (20.00%) Maven
9 2 (6.67%) JIRA
9 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.33%) JUnit
10 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
1 15 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) Test Management
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 8 (26.67%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) Coaching
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) RDF
10 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) XPath
4 6 (20.00%) VBScript
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) ISEB
2 24 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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