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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 106 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.52% 0.35% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 1.32% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Median salary £60,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+118.18% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
336 302 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.02% 26.31% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 301 253 284
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Burgess Hill - 4 £60,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (95.65%) QA
2 21 (91.30%) TDD
2 21 (91.30%) ISEB
3 19 (82.61%) IIS
3 19 (82.61%) Regression Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Unit Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Integration Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Functional Testing
3 19 (82.61%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Waterfall
5 14 (60.87%) SDLC
6 13 (56.52%) VSAM
6 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
6 13 (56.52%) Degree
6 13 (56.52%) JCL
6 13 (56.52%) Mainframe
6 13 (56.52%) CICS
6 13 (56.52%) COBOL
7 12 (52.17%) RAD
8 11 (47.83%) Finance
9 10 (43.48%) HP
9 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (39.13%) Selenium
11 8 (34.78%) Java
12 7 (30.43%) JMeter
12 7 (30.43%) JUnit
12 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
12 7 (30.43%) BDD
12 7 (30.43%) WebDriver

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 19 (82.61%) IIS
2 13 (56.52%) CICS
3 4 (17.39%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) JMeter
2 7 (30.43%) JUnit
2 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 6 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) Hudson
4 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) jMock
4 5 (21.74%) Maven
5 4 (17.39%) Ant
5 4 (17.39%) Gradle
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Test Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) QA Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) Tester
5 6 (26.09%) CICS Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Java Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Systems Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
7 3 (13.04%) Mainframe Tester
8 2 (8.70%) Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
8 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Tester
9 1 (4.35%) GUI Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
2 5 (21.74%) Java EE
2 5 (21.74%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) JMS
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
1 13 (56.52%) Mainframe
1 13 (56.52%) VSAM
2 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) TDD
3 19 (82.61%) Functional Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Integration Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Regression Testing
3 19 (82.61%) System Integration Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Unit Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Waterfall
5 14 (60.87%) SDLC
6 12 (52.17%) RAD
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (21.74%) User Stories
10 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) COBOL
1 13 (56.52%) JCL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) ISEB
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (95.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
2 4 (17.39%) Rally