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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 96 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.06% 2.57% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 7.53% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 23
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
299 239 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 24.37% 34.09% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 267 230 291
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) Selenium
4 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (36.00%) QA
8 8 (32.00%) VBScript
8 8 (32.00%) VB
9 7 (28.00%) Web Services
9 7 (28.00%) Windows
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) JIRA
10 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (20.00%) Test Management
11 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (20.00%) BDD
11 5 (20.00%) Ruby
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.00%) V-Model
12 4 (16.00%) TestNG
12 4 (16.00%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (16.00%) Scrum

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (36.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (16.00%) TestNG
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Tester
3 9 (36.00%) QA Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) QA Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Test Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Junior
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Junior Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) V-Model
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (20.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) VBScript
2 8 (32.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
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