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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 71 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 25 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.36% 0.27% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 0.98% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 10
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
255 307 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.10% 28.09% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 218 274 220
Median salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Gatwick +6 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Burgess Hill +31 5 £40,000 -
Crawley - 5 £47,000 -
Worthing - 2 £32,500 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 35 (89.74%) ISEB
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) C++
4 17 (43.59%) C#
4 17 (43.59%) Software Testing
5 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 11 (28.21%) Test Management
7 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
8 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) HP
8 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) MS Office
9 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.95%) .NET
11 7 (17.95%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Scrum
12 6 (15.38%) Degree
12 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
13 5 (12.82%) QA
14 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
15 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
15 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
15 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Gradle
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) jMock
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
1 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Team Leader
3 10 (25.64%) Automation Team Leader
3 10 (25.64%) Software Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Software Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Test Leader
3 10 (25.64%) Test Team Leader
4 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Lead
5 8 (20.51%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Database Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Ajax
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Software Testing
2 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 11 (28.21%) Test Management
3 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Kanban
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Defect Management
9 2 (5.13%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.13%) User Stories
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) C++
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (89.74%) ISEB
2 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) HP
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
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