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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 80 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.54% 1.27% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.22% 5.65% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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
241 248 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.79% 22.55% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 186 186 180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +10 15 £35,000 -9.09%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 25 (92.59%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) Selenium
3 17 (62.96%) QA
4 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
5 13 (48.15%) Manual Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
5 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium IDE
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
8 8 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
8 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
8 8 (29.63%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) IIS
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
8 8 (29.63%) RAD
8 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
8 8 (29.63%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (29.63%) SDLC
9 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
9 7 (25.93%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
9 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
9 7 (25.93%) .NET
9 7 (25.93%) DB2

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (29.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
3 10 (37.04%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (25.93%) Eclipse
4 7 (25.93%) JMeter
4 7 (25.93%) JUnit
4 7 (25.93%) LoadRunner
5 4 (14.81%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) WebPagetest
6 3 (11.11%) WinRunner
7 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Software QA Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Software Quality Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
1 7 (25.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Android
1 7 (25.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Manual Testing
1 13 (48.15%) Software Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) RAD
3 8 (29.63%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C#
1 7 (25.93%) COBOL
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft