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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 94 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.66% 1.34% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 4.64% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 9
Average salary £36,750 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
293 323 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.08% 28.76% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 241 268 360
Average salary £38,250 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 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 1 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 - 4 £38,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £28,250 - 1
Crawley +5 1 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Worthing -14 1 £23,500 -33.80%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Capita

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) NUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
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 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Capita
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