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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 57 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 20 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.72% 1.93% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.27% 7.69% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 5
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
163 221 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 22.15% 25.11% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 150 163 167
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 22 January 2017, 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 28 (66.67%) ISEB
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Software Testing
2 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 24 (57.14%) C#
4 21 (50.00%) QA
4 21 (50.00%) Selenium
5 20 (47.62%) SQL
5 20 (47.62%) .NET
5 20 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
7 16 (38.10%) Automated Testing
8 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 10 (23.81%) MySQL
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (23.81%) Software Delivery
10 9 (21.43%) JMeter
11 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
12 7 (16.67%) BDD
12 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (16.67%) TDD
13 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 6 (14.29%) Windows

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 1 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (21.43%) JMeter
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) jMock
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Analyst
2 40 (95.24%) Test Analyst
3 22 (52.38%) Tester
4 15 (35.71%) Software Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior
5 14 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 14 (33.33%) Junior Tester
5 14 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 12 (28.57%) QA Analyst
7 11 (26.19%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (19.05%) Automation Tester
8 8 (19.05%) QA Automation Analyst
8 8 (19.05%) QA Automation Tester
8 8 (19.05%) QA Tester
9 3 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 1 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
11 1 (2.38%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) JMS
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Software Testing
3 24 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 16 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) Software Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
8 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (14.29%) Open Source
9 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Test Management
10 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Groovy
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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