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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 50 86 106
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 44 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.68% 0.59% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 3.18% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 7
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £34,014 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
242 157 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 25.74% 18.58% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 192 102 282
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 57 (100.00%) ISEB
2 51 (89.47%) Selenium
3 47 (82.46%) Automated Testing
4 42 (73.68%) SQL
4 42 (73.68%) Scrum
5 35 (61.40%) QA
6 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (47.37%) Regression Testing
7 27 (47.37%) Manual Testing
8 26 (45.61%) JMeter
9 25 (43.86%) Software Testing
10 24 (42.11%) WebDriver
10 24 (42.11%) Software Delivery
11 23 (40.35%) MySQL
11 23 (40.35%) Java
12 22 (38.60%) JUnit
12 22 (38.60%) Exploratory Testing
13 20 (35.09%) C#
13 20 (35.09%) .NET
14 19 (33.33%) NUnit
15 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
15 18 (31.58%) VB
15 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
15 18 (31.58%) TestNG
16 12 (21.05%) Degree
17 8 (14.04%) Selenium IDE
18 6 (10.53%) JIRA
19 5 (8.77%) TDD
20 4 (7.02%) IIS
20 4 (7.02%) Web Services

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 (7.02%) IIS
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (40.35%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (89.47%) Selenium
2 26 (45.61%) JMeter
3 24 (42.11%) WebDriver
4 22 (38.60%) JUnit
5 19 (33.33%) NUnit
6 18 (31.58%) TestNG
7 8 (14.04%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (10.53%) JIRA
9 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.51%) Ant
10 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.51%) Gradle
10 2 (3.51%) Hudson
10 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.51%) jMock
10 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.51%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Tester
2 41 (71.93%) Automation Tester
3 34 (59.65%) Analyst
4 30 (52.63%) QA Analyst
4 30 (52.63%) Test Analyst
5 27 (47.37%) QA Test Analyst
6 25 (43.86%) QA Tester
7 23 (40.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 23 (40.35%) QA Automation Analyst
8 22 (38.60%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (15.79%) QA Leader
10 8 (14.04%) Automation Test Lead
10 8 (14.04%) Lead Test Analyst
10 8 (14.04%) Lead Tester
10 8 (14.04%) Test Leader
11 5 (8.77%) QA Engineer
12 4 (7.02%) Manual Test Analyst
12 4 (7.02%) Software Analyst
13 3 (5.26%) Manual Tester
13 3 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) Ajax
3 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) Java EE
3 2 (3.51%) JMS
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Automated Testing
2 42 (73.68%) Scrum
3 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (47.37%) Manual Testing
4 27 (47.37%) Regression Testing
5 25 (43.86%) Software Testing
6 24 (42.11%) Software Delivery
7 22 (38.60%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (8.77%) TDD
9 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) SQL
2 23 (40.35%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) C#
4 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 18 (31.58%) VB
5 2 (3.51%) COBOL
5 2 (3.51%) Groovy
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) ISEB
2 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (61.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
1 2 (3.51%) HP
1 2 (3.51%) Rally
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