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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 59 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.75% 1.57% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 6.11% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 8
Median salary £25,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
188 262 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 22.51% 25.71% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 176 200 183
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +16 20 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Hove +8 11 £25,500 -42.04% 2
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 31 (67.39%) ISEB
2 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
4 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
5 26 (56.52%) Regression Testing
5 26 (56.52%) C#
6 24 (52.17%) Selenium
7 22 (47.83%) QA
7 22 (47.83%) SQL
8 20 (43.48%) .NET
8 20 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
11 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
12 11 (23.91%) JMeter
12 11 (23.91%) Scrum
12 11 (23.91%) MySQL
12 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
12 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (23.91%) Software Delivery
13 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
14 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
14 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
14 9 (19.57%) System Integration Testing
15 7 (15.22%) BDD
15 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
15 7 (15.22%) TDD
16 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
16 6 (13.04%) Windows

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 2 (4.35%) Confluence
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (23.91%) JMeter
2 11 (23.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Gradle
4 2 (4.35%) Hudson
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) jMock
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Analyst
2 44 (95.65%) Test Analyst
3 24 (52.17%) Tester
4 15 (32.61%) Junior
4 15 (32.61%) Junior Analyst
4 15 (32.61%) Junior Test Analyst
4 15 (32.61%) Junior Tester
4 15 (32.61%) Software Analyst
5 14 (30.43%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (28.26%) QA Analyst
7 12 (26.09%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (19.57%) Automation Tester
9 9 (19.57%) QA Automation Analyst
9 9 (19.57%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (19.57%) QA Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
12 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
12 1 (2.17%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) Ajax
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) Java EE
3 2 (4.35%) JMS
3 2 (4.35%) REST
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
3 26 (56.52%) Regression Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Automated Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
6 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) Software Delivery
7 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
8 9 (19.57%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) TDD
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (10.87%) Open Source
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
12 4 (8.70%) Test Management
12 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) ISEB
2 20 (43.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
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