The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 96 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 20 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.58% 1.54% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 5.76% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 35
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £42,400 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
343 347 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.65% 26.69% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 288 293 334
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

ISTQB
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Sussex region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in West Sussex

ISTQB
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Crawley -16 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Lancing - 2 - -
Gatwick +10 1 £39,000 -2.50%
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) Perl
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
7 4 (26.67%) Tcl
7 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (26.67%) Rational Robot
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) JMeter
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 4 (26.67%) WebLOAD
7 4 (26.67%) CSQA
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (26.67%) Calabash

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) Calabash
3 4 (26.67%) LoadUI
3 4 (26.67%) Appium
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (26.67%) Rational Robot
3 4 (26.67%) JMeter
3 4 (26.67%) WebLOAD
3 4 (26.67%) NUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.67%) SilkTest
5 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) QMS
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Tcl
2 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft