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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 95 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.68% 1.37% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 4.81% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 8
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -21.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
285 312 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.36% 28.55% 29.64%
Number of salaries quoted 235 271 383
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

ISTQB Salary Histogram 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 22 September 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
Horsham - 5 £38,500 -
Worthing -7 1 £23,500 -33.80%
Gatwick - 1 £24,000 - 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Capita
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Web Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Capita
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