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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 110 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.084% 0.29% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 1.07% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
326 375 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.30% 27.63% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 280 312 332
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Calabash
5 1 (12.50%) LoadUI

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Robot
2 1 (12.50%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
2 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Calabash
2 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CSQA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Worthing, West Sussex
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago