The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 54 85 98
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 34 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.72% 0.71% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.18% 3.49% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 12
Median salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,460 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISTQB
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
258 172 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 28.23% 20.31% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 211 112 264
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 66 (100.00%) ISEB
2 59 (89.39%) Selenium
3 51 (77.27%) SQL
3 51 (77.27%) Automated Testing
4 47 (71.21%) Scrum
5 39 (59.09%) QA
6 34 (51.52%) Software Testing
6 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (51.52%) Regression Testing
7 30 (45.45%) JMeter
8 29 (43.94%) Software Delivery
9 28 (42.42%) MySQL
10 27 (40.91%) Manual Testing
11 23 (34.85%) C#
11 23 (34.85%) Java
11 23 (34.85%) WebDriver
12 22 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 22 (33.33%) JUnit
13 19 (28.79%) .NET
13 19 (28.79%) NUnit
14 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
14 18 (27.27%) VB
14 18 (27.27%) TestNG
14 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
15 13 (19.70%) Degree
16 9 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
17 7 (10.61%) JIRA
18 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
18 6 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
19 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) MySQL
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (89.39%) Selenium
2 30 (45.45%) JMeter
3 23 (34.85%) WebDriver
4 22 (33.33%) JUnit
5 19 (28.79%) NUnit
6 18 (27.27%) TestNG
7 9 (13.64%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (10.61%) JIRA
9 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.03%) Ant
11 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.03%) Gradle
11 2 (3.03%) Hudson
11 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 2 (3.03%) jMock
11 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
11 2 (3.03%) Maven
12 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Tester
2 45 (68.18%) Automation Tester
3 43 (65.15%) Analyst
4 39 (59.09%) Test Analyst
5 33 (50.00%) QA Analyst
6 30 (45.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 29 (43.94%) QA Tester
8 26 (39.39%) Automation Test Analyst
8 26 (39.39%) QA Automation Analyst
8 26 (39.39%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (13.64%) QA Leader
10 8 (12.12%) Automation Test Lead
10 8 (12.12%) Lead Test Analyst
10 8 (12.12%) Lead Tester
10 8 (12.12%) Test Leader
11 7 (10.61%) Software Analyst
12 6 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
13 4 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
13 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
14 3 (4.55%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) Ajax
3 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.03%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
3 2 (3.03%) Java EE
3 2 (3.03%) JMS
3 2 (3.03%) REST
3 2 (3.03%) Spring
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.03%) Social Media
3 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Android
1 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Automated Testing
2 47 (71.21%) Scrum
3 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (51.52%) Regression Testing
3 34 (51.52%) Software Testing
4 29 (43.94%) Software Delivery
5 27 (40.91%) Manual Testing
6 22 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) SQL
2 23 (34.85%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) Java
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (3.03%) COBOL
4 2 (3.03%) Groovy
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) ISEB
2 18 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.03%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Rally
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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