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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 27 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 1.39% 0.88% 4.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 3.57% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £35,750 £23,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.12% -33.80%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
23 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worthing 15.97% 24.56% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 21
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft