The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 91 68 99
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 47 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 3.25% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 10.13% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 2
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% -28.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £60,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £48,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
375 464 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.84% 32.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 311 348 324
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,649
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISTQB
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +20 7 £35,000 -20.45%
Gatwick -17 7 £40,000 -16.66%
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (100.00%) ISEB
2 22 (68.75%) Test Scripting
3 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (53.13%) HP
4 17 (53.13%) VBScript
4 17 (53.13%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (46.88%) VB
6 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
9 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 6 (18.75%) BDD
9 6 (18.75%) ATDD
10 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
10 5 (15.63%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) SOAP
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) QA
12 3 (9.38%) Selenium
12 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (9.38%) Test Management
12 3 (9.38%) JIRA
12 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Workflow

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) ATDD
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Web Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
9 3 (9.38%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) VBScript
2 15 (46.88%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft