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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.37% 0.63% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.83% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,846
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +6.55%
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
223 235 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 23.55% 29.78% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 179 207 260
Average salary £36,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 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 31 (100.00%) ISEB
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (77.42%) SQL
4 20 (64.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (58.06%) QA
5 18 (58.06%) Test Scripting
6 17 (54.84%) Selenium
6 17 (54.84%) WebDriver
7 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
8 10 (32.26%) HP
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Ruby
8 10 (32.26%) BDD
8 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
8 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
8 10 (32.26%) JIRA
8 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
9 9 (29.03%) Web Services
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
10 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
10 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (22.58%) VBScript
11 7 (22.58%) VB
11 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
12 6 (19.35%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) MS Project
13 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.13%) Black-Box Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Project
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
1 17 (54.84%) WebDriver
2 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
2 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 10 (32.26%) JIRA
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 7 (22.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (12.90%) TestNG
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
1 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Tester
3 9 (29.03%) QA Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) QA Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Test Scripting
3 16 (51.61%) Automated Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.13%) Coaching
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
10 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) Ruby
3 7 (22.58%) VBScript
3 7 (22.58%) VB
4 4 (12.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (64.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) HP