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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 92 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.55% 2.45% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 7.97% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 6
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £33,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
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
283 276 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.16% 30.77% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 236 257 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £28,850 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 17 October 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 -3 18 £34,000 +7.93% 1
Hove - 1 £35,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 32 (100.00%) ISEB
2 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (75.00%) SQL
4 23 (71.88%) Selenium
5 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
6 20 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
8 15 (46.88%) QA
9 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
9 13 (40.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (40.63%) VBScript
9 13 (40.63%) VB
10 10 (31.25%) Ruby
10 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 10 (31.25%) JIRA
10 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
10 10 (31.25%) BDD
10 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
11 9 (28.13%) Selenium IDE
11 9 (28.13%) Scrum
12 8 (25.00%) HP
12 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 8 (25.00%) Degree
12 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
13 7 (21.88%) Web Services
13 7 (21.88%) Windows
14 5 (15.63%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
3 13 (40.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (28.13%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
1 17 (53.13%) Test Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Tester
3 9 (28.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) QA Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) QA Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (31.25%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.63%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
8 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Validation
9 1 (3.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) VBScript
2 13 (40.63%) VB
3 10 (31.25%) Ruby
4 4 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) HP
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