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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.45% 1.06% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.05% 4.07% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 13
Median salary £30,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.38% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,076 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.65% -3.33%
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
190 295 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 22.14% 26.18% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 177 236 208
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the East Sussex region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in East Sussex

ISTQB
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +25 19 £31,250 -16.66% 1
Hove +7 5 £25,500 -42.04% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 47 (83.93%) ISEB
2 43 (76.79%) Selenium
3 36 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 36 (64.29%) SQL
4 33 (58.93%) QA
5 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (55.36%) Software Testing
7 25 (44.64%) Scrum
7 25 (44.64%) C#
7 25 (44.64%) Automated Testing
8 24 (42.86%) JMeter
9 20 (35.71%) Software Delivery
10 19 (33.93%) MySQL
11 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
12 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
12 15 (26.79%) .NET
12 15 (26.79%) Integration Testing
13 13 (23.21%) Java
13 13 (23.21%) JUnit
13 13 (23.21%) WebDriver
14 12 (21.43%) JIRA
15 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (17.86%) Degree
17 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
17 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
17 9 (16.07%) TDD
17 9 (16.07%) BDD
18 8 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.29%) Confluence
1 8 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (76.79%) Selenium
2 24 (42.86%) JMeter
3 13 (23.21%) JUnit
3 13 (23.21%) WebDriver
4 12 (21.43%) JIRA
5 11 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.29%) Ant
6 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 8 (14.29%) Gradle
6 8 (14.29%) Hudson
6 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 8 (14.29%) jMock
6 8 (14.29%) Maven
6 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.93%) NUnit
7 5 (8.93%) TestNG
8 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Analyst
2 46 (82.14%) Test Analyst
3 31 (55.36%) Tester
4 21 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 21 (37.50%) Automation Tester
5 20 (35.71%) QA Analyst
6 18 (32.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 17 (30.36%) QA Tester
8 16 (28.57%) QA Automation Analyst
8 16 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
9 13 (23.21%) Software Analyst
10 11 (19.64%) Software Test Analyst
11 9 (16.07%) Junior
11 9 (16.07%) Junior Analyst
11 9 (16.07%) Junior Test Analyst
11 9 (16.07%) Junior Tester
12 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
12 3 (5.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 2 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
14 1 (1.79%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) Ajax
2 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 8 (14.29%) Java EE
2 8 (14.29%) JMS
2 8 (14.29%) REST
2 8 (14.29%) Spring
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Regression Testing
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (55.36%) Software Testing
4 25 (44.64%) Automated Testing
4 25 (44.64%) Scrum
5 20 (35.71%) Software Delivery
6 15 (26.79%) Integration Testing
6 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.07%) BDD
7 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) Java
4 8 (14.29%) Groovy
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (83.93%) ISEB
2 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (58.93%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 8 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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