Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 107 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -47 +63
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 41 19 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.16% 1.13% 3.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.91% 7.69% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 34
Brighton median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £46,200 £30,000 £26,075
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,600 £39,395
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +61.76% -2.86% -5.65%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Brighton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 247 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 14.48% 14.68% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 234 234 369
Brighton median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,150 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £61,250
East Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Brighton

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Brighton

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Brighton over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (90.24%) Scrum
3 35 (85.37%) Test Management
3 35 (85.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 30 (73.17%) Finance
5 26 (63.41%) Banking
6 9 (21.95%) QA
7 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
8 6 (14.63%) Selenium
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (9.76%) Android
10 4 (9.76%) TestNG
10 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
10 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
10 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
10 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
10 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
10 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
10 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
10 4 (9.76%) Google
10 4 (9.76%) Degree
10 4 (9.76%) JIRA
10 4 (9.76%) Computer Science

ISTQB
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.63%) Selenium
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) JMeter
2 4 (9.76%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) TestNG
3 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 26 (63.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Test Manager
2 27 (65.85%) Test Leader
3 25 (60.98%) Senior Manager
3 25 (60.98%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) QA Leader
5 2 (4.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.76%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (90.24%) Scrum
3 35 (85.37%) Test Management
4 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
5 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) BDD
6 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
6 4 (9.76%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Coaching
7 2 (4.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Java
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (85.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Apple
1 4 (9.76%) Google
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) HP