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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 52 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 32 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.73% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.68% 5.26% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 12
Median salary £35,000 £40,345 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.24% +16.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.84% +10.00%
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
181 171 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 21.12% 17.56% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 147 112 282
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Brighton

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 42 (97.67%) ISEB
2 40 (93.02%) Selenium
3 32 (74.42%) Automated Testing
4 28 (65.12%) QA
5 25 (58.14%) SQL
6 24 (55.81%) Scrum
7 22 (51.16%) WebDriver
8 21 (48.84%) Manual Testing
8 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (41.86%) Regression Testing
9 18 (41.86%) .NET
9 18 (41.86%) C#
9 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
10 16 (37.21%) Java
10 16 (37.21%) JUnit
10 16 (37.21%) JMeter
11 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
11 12 (27.91%) MySQL
11 12 (27.91%) VB
11 12 (27.91%) Degree
11 12 (27.91%) NUnit
11 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) TestNG
11 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
12 10 (23.26%) Selenium IDE
13 6 (13.95%) SaaS
14 5 (11.63%) JIRA
14 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
15 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing

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 (9.30%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (93.02%) Selenium
2 22 (51.16%) WebDriver
3 16 (37.21%) JMeter
3 16 (37.21%) JUnit
4 12 (27.91%) NUnit
4 12 (27.91%) TestNG
5 10 (23.26%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (11.63%) JIRA
7 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
7 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.65%) WebPagetest
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Tester
2 25 (58.14%) Analyst
3 24 (55.81%) Automation Tester
4 22 (51.16%) Test Analyst
5 21 (48.84%) QA Analyst
6 19 (44.19%) QA Test Analyst
7 18 (41.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (41.86%) QA Automation Analyst
8 14 (32.56%) QA Tester
9 12 (27.91%) QA Automation Tester
10 10 (23.26%) QA Engineer
11 7 (16.28%) QA Leader
11 7 (16.28%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Lead
12 6 (13.95%) Lead Test Analyst
12 6 (13.95%) Lead Tester
12 6 (13.95%) QA Automation Engineer
12 6 (13.95%) QA Test Engineer
12 6 (13.95%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (13.95%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Automated Testing
2 24 (55.81%) Scrum
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (48.84%) Manual Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Regression Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Software Delivery
6 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) RAD
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) C#
3 16 (37.21%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) VB
5 4 (9.30%) COBOL
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (97.67%) ISEB
2 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) HP
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