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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 94 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 14 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.16% 1.64% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.96% 6.71% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 10
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% +26.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,169 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
235 283 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.53% 24.35% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 155 253 204
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 -7 14 £41,750 +32.53% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 29 (96.67%) ISEB
2 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (83.33%) SQL
4 22 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (66.67%) Java
5 20 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 20 (66.67%) Selenium
5 20 (66.67%) WebDriver
6 17 (56.67%) Automated Testing
7 16 (53.33%) Test Automation
8 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
9 14 (46.67%) Finance
9 14 (46.67%) C#
9 14 (46.67%) Test Management
10 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
10 13 (43.33%) TestNG
11 11 (36.67%) IntelliJ
12 10 (33.33%) TDD
13 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (30.00%) Firebug
13 9 (30.00%) Web Services
13 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
14 8 (26.67%) BDD
14 8 (26.67%) SpecFlow
14 8 (26.67%) XML
14 8 (26.67%) HTML
14 8 (26.67%) HP
14 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (23.33%) VBScript

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
1 20 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
2 13 (43.33%) TestNG
3 11 (36.67%) IntelliJ
4 9 (30.00%) Firebug
5 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
5 8 (26.67%) SpecFlow
5 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (20.00%) Subversion
6 6 (20.00%) Maven
6 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.67%) JUnit
7 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.67%) JMeter
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Tester
2 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 6 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 8 (26.67%) XML
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
1 2 (6.67%) Social Media
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Automated Testing
3 16 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (46.67%) Test Management
6 10 (33.33%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (26.67%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.00%) Coaching
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
11 3 (10.00%) RDF
12 2 (6.67%) RAD
12 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) VBScript
4 7 (23.33%) VB
5 6 (20.00%) XPath
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) ISEB
2 22 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
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