The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Worthing region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 24 17 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 1.10% 3.85% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 13.04% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £23,500 £35,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
ISTQB
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Qualifications Category
Worthing
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 23 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 23.08% 29.49% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 51
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £22,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,600 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Worthing region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Worthing

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Worthing region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Worthing

ISTQB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Worthing 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA