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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 96 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.52% 0.30% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 1.16% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 13
Average salary £27,500 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.17% +13.07%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
299 345 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.78% 26.10% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 249 286 292
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Haywards Heath - 3 £27,500 -
Worthing - 2 £35,750 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SilkTest

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
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