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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 71 97 90
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.26% 1.35% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.31% 6.99% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £35,507 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
223 229 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 21.91% 19.29% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 177 153 252
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £53,750
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +19 19 £35,000 -10.25% 3
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 39 (97.50%) ISEB
2 34 (85.00%) Selenium
3 28 (70.00%) QA
4 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (62.50%) Automated Testing
5 24 (60.00%) WebDriver
6 23 (57.50%) Manual Testing
7 18 (45.00%) Regression Testing
7 18 (45.00%) Java
7 18 (45.00%) JUnit
8 16 (40.00%) Degree
9 15 (37.50%) C#
9 15 (37.50%) .NET
10 14 (35.00%) JMeter
10 14 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
12 12 (30.00%) IIS
12 12 (30.00%) Scrum
12 12 (30.00%) TDD
12 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
12 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
12 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
12 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
13 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
14 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
14 10 (25.00%) Web Services
14 10 (25.00%) RAD
14 10 (25.00%) COBOL

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 12 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) CICS
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (85.00%) Selenium
2 24 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (45.00%) JUnit
4 14 (35.00%) JMeter
4 14 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
5 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (20.00%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 8 (20.00%) NUnit
5 8 (20.00%) TestNG
6 3 (7.50%) WebPagetest
7 2 (5.00%) Ant
7 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.00%) Gradle
7 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.00%) jMock
7 2 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) QA Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (35.00%) Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Automation Tester
4 12 (30.00%) QA Analyst
5 11 (27.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 10 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Software Quality Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
8 7 (17.50%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (17.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (15.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
10 4 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
11 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 8 (20.00%) HTML5
3 8 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 8 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Android
1 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Manual Testing
3 18 (45.00%) Regression Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (25.00%) RAD
6 10 (25.00%) SDLC
6 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) COBOL
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) JCL
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (97.50%) ISEB
2 16 (40.00%) Degree
3 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.00%) Rally
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago