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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 72 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.18% 1.77% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 6.30% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £30,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
305 381 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.75% 28.14% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 272 326 228
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +17 11 £47,000 +31.46%
Burgess Hill +24 7 £40,000 - 1
Gatwick 0 5 £40,000 +33.33% 1
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 31 (91.18%) ISEB
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) Test Management
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 10 (29.41%) C++
6 10 (29.41%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
7 9 (26.47%) SQL
7 9 (26.47%) Degree
7 9 (26.47%) QA
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
9 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
10 6 (17.65%) Hudson
10 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
10 6 (17.65%) BDD
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Confluence
1 5 (14.71%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
1 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Hudson
2 6 (17.65%) JMeter
2 6 (17.65%) Maven
2 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
2 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.71%) Ant
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Gradle
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) jMock
3 5 (14.71%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Test Leader
2 13 (38.24%) Automation Test Lead
3 11 (32.35%) Team Leader
3 11 (32.35%) Test Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Automation Team Leader
4 10 (29.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Test Team Leader
5 8 (23.53%) Analyst
6 7 (20.59%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Java Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Tester
9 3 (8.82%) Software Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
10 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
11 1 (2.94%) Database Team Leader
11 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
11 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
11 1 (2.94%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Ajax
1 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
1 5 (14.71%) Java EE
1 5 (14.71%) JMS
1 5 (14.71%) REST
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Test Management
4 10 (29.41%) Functional Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
6 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
11 3 (8.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) C++
3 9 (26.47%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Groovy
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) ISEB
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.71%) CA Agile Central
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
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