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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.11% 0.73% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 2.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
208 201 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 23.01% 29.30% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 170 160 195
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £60,000
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 January 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 25 (96.15%) ISEB
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (65.38%) QA
5 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
6 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (46.15%) Selenium
7 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
8 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
8 11 (42.31%) BDD
9 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
9 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (34.62%) JIRA
9 9 (34.62%) Ruby
10 8 (30.77%) HP
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
11 6 (23.08%) Coaching
12 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
12 5 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
12 5 (19.23%) MS Project
13 4 (15.38%) Web Services
13 4 (15.38%) TDD
13 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
14 3 (11.54%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (19.23%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
1 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
2 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (3.85%) Firebug
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) QA Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 7 (26.92%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) QA Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Manual Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
3 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (42.31%) BDD
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 6 (23.08%) Coaching
7 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 5 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
10 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) ISEB
2 18 (69.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) HP
Brighton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago