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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 86 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.10% 0.57% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
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
251 250 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.01% 28.54% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 186 198 260
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -6 9 £33,500 -4.28% 3
Hove - 1 £46,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) ISEB
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) QA
4 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
4 17 (58.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
6 13 (44.83%) Selenium
6 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
7 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
7 11 (37.93%) BDD
8 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (31.03%) JIRA
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (31.03%) Ruby
8 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
9 8 (27.59%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 6 (20.69%) Test Management
11 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
11 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (20.69%) Coaching
12 5 (17.24%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.24%) MS Project
13 4 (13.79%) Web Services
13 4 (13.79%) Java

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Project
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
1 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.90%) TestNG
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) Firebug
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) QA Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 7 (24.14%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) QA Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
3 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) Coaching
7 6 (20.69%) Test Management
8 5 (17.24%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Compatibility Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
4 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (96.55%) ISEB
2 17 (58.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) HP
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago