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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 53 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.61% 1.15% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.39% 4.37% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 10
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,076 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
158 252 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.90% 26.39% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 145 200 176
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7 December 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 41 (83.67%) ISEB
2 37 (75.51%) Selenium
3 35 (71.43%) SQL
4 30 (61.22%) Regression Testing
4 30 (61.22%) Software Testing
5 28 (57.14%) QA
6 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (51.02%) Automated Testing
6 25 (51.02%) Scrum
7 23 (46.94%) C#
8 20 (40.82%) Software Delivery
9 19 (38.78%) MySQL
9 19 (38.78%) JMeter
10 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
11 14 (28.57%) .NET
11 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (18.37%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Java
14 8 (16.33%) JUnit
14 8 (16.33%) Exploratory Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
14 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
15 7 (14.29%) JIRA
16 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
16 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
17 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
17 5 (10.20%) TestNG

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
1 3 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (75.51%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) JMeter
3 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (16.33%) JUnit
4 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (14.29%) JIRA
6 5 (10.20%) NUnit
6 5 (10.20%) TestNG
7 3 (6.12%) Ant
7 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.12%) Gradle
7 3 (6.12%) Hudson
7 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.12%) jMock
7 3 (6.12%) Maven
7 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Analyst
2 39 (79.59%) Test Analyst
3 30 (61.22%) Tester
4 21 (42.86%) Automation Tester
5 20 (40.82%) QA Analyst
6 18 (36.73%) QA Test Analyst
7 17 (34.69%) QA Tester
8 16 (32.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (32.65%) QA Automation Analyst
8 16 (32.65%) QA Automation Tester
9 12 (24.49%) Software Analyst
10 10 (20.41%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (16.33%) Junior
11 8 (16.33%) Junior Analyst
11 8 (16.33%) Junior Test Analyst
11 8 (16.33%) Junior Tester
12 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
13 2 (4.08%) Quality Analyst
13 2 (4.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 1 (2.04%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) Ajax
3 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.12%) Java EE
3 3 (6.12%) JMS
3 3 (6.12%) REST
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Regression Testing
1 30 (61.22%) Software Testing
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Automated Testing
2 25 (51.02%) Scrum
3 20 (40.82%) Software Delivery
4 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.37%) Integration Testing
5 9 (18.37%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) Test Management
8 4 (8.16%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) VB
5 3 (6.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) ISEB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.12%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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