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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 87 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.33% 3.01% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 8.54% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 17
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
320 281 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.72% 35.21% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 285 267 329
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £20,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 16 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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 -27 18 £34,000 +13.33% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) ISEB
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
4 22 (62.86%) Automated Testing
4 22 (62.86%) Selenium
5 20 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (42.86%) VBScript
7 15 (42.86%) VB
8 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
9 12 (34.29%) QA
9 12 (34.29%) Finance
10 11 (31.43%) Scrum
10 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
10 11 (31.43%) Selenium IDE
11 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (28.57%) HP
12 8 (22.86%) Degree
12 8 (22.86%) JIRA
13 7 (20.00%) Ruby
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
13 7 (20.00%) BDD
13 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (20.00%) Web Services
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
13 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
15 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
15 5 (14.29%) Test Management

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Selenium
2 16 (45.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (22.86%) JIRA
6 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (11.43%) TestNG
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
1 22 (62.86%) Test Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) QA Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) QA Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Social Media
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Automated Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
5 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Test Management
6 5 (14.29%) V-Model
7 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) Project Management
10 1 (2.86%) Validation
10 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) VBScript
2 15 (42.86%) VB
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) HP