The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 100 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.76% 0.91% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 3.47% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 21
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,507 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
ISTQB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
191 375 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 18.26% 26.39% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 132 328 245
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,100 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Sussex region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in East Sussex

ISTQB
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +16 5 £30,000 -22.58%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 26 (100.00%) ISEB
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) Automated Testing
3 21 (80.77%) Selenium
4 20 (76.92%) SQL
5 17 (65.38%) Java
5 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
5 17 (65.38%) WebDriver
6 15 (57.69%) C#
6 15 (57.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
8 13 (50.00%) Eclipse
9 12 (46.15%) TestNG
10 11 (42.31%) IntelliJ
10 11 (42.31%) HTML
11 9 (34.62%) Finance
11 9 (34.62%) Test Management
12 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
12 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (30.77%) Firebug
12 8 (30.77%) TDD
12 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
12 8 (30.77%) Web Services
12 8 (30.77%) XML
12 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
13 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
13 6 (23.08%) BDD
13 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
13 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
13 6 (23.08%) Windows

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) HP UFT
2 17 (65.38%) WebDriver
3 13 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 12 (46.15%) TestNG
5 11 (42.31%) IntelliJ
6 8 (30.77%) Firebug
6 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 6 (23.08%) SpecFlow
7 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 6 (23.08%) Subversion
7 6 (23.08%) Maven
8 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (7.69%) JMeter
8 2 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
1 14 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) Ajax
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) Automated Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Test Management
5 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Web Testing
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 3 (11.54%) RDF
9 2 (7.69%) RAD
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) VBScript
4 6 (23.08%) VB
4 6 (23.08%) XPath
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) ISEB
2 15 (57.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) HP