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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 83 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.45% 0.84% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 3.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 0
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
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
272 266 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.73% 27.94% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 196 227 301
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,900 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +2 13 £35,000 +3.70%
Hove - 2 £40,750 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (100.00%) ISEB
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) SQL
4 20 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (55.88%) QA
5 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
6 18 (52.94%) Selenium
6 18 (52.94%) WebDriver
7 17 (50.00%) Automated Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
8 11 (32.35%) BDD
9 10 (29.41%) HP
9 10 (29.41%) Ruby
9 10 (29.41%) JIRA
9 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 9 (26.47%) Web Services
11 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
12 7 (20.59%) VBScript
12 7 (20.59%) VB
12 7 (20.59%) Windows
13 6 (17.65%) Test Management
13 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Java
14 5 (14.71%) MS Project

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Project
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Selenium
1 18 (52.94%) WebDriver
2 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
3 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (11.76%) TestNG
6 3 (8.82%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
1 17 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Tester
3 9 (26.47%) QA Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) QA Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Manual Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
3 17 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (32.35%) BDD
5 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Coaching
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
10 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.82%) TDD
11 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 1 (2.94%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) VBScript
3 7 (20.59%) VB
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (58.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP