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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 99 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.20% 0.16% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 0.58% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
337 344 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.07% 28.08% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 303 298 308
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,800 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 30 April 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
(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
Burgess Hill - 5 £35,000 -
Chichester - 1 £45,000 -
ISTQB
South East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) ISEB
2 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) QA
3 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 15 (83.33%) Regression Testing
4 14 (77.78%) IIS
4 14 (77.78%) Unit Testing
4 14 (77.78%) Integration Testing
4 14 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 14 (77.78%) Functional Testing
4 14 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (72.22%) SDLC
6 12 (66.67%) VSAM
6 12 (66.67%) RAD
6 12 (66.67%) COBOL
6 12 (66.67%) CICS
6 12 (66.67%) JCL
6 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
7 10 (55.56%) HP
7 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
8 8 (44.44%) Degree
8 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
9 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
10 6 (33.33%) Finance
11 5 (27.78%) User Stories
12 4 (22.22%) Selenium
12 4 (22.22%) Java
13 3 (16.67%) .NET
13 3 (16.67%) C#

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (77.78%) IIS
2 12 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) jMock
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) QA Test Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) CICS Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Tester
5 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) GUI Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 12 (66.67%) VSAM
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 15 (83.33%) TDD
3 14 (77.78%) Functional Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Integration Testing
3 14 (77.78%) System Integration Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Waterfall
4 13 (72.22%) SDLC
5 12 (66.67%) RAD
6 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
8 5 (27.78%) User Stories
9 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.56%) Open Source
11 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) COBOL
1 12 (66.67%) JCL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP