Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 97 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 -32 +60
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 19 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.91% 1.28% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.96% 7.88% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 34
Brighton median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £39,900 £23,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £61,875 £64,925 £38,806
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -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 201 241 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 10.21% 16.17% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 163 222 349
Brighton median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £36,828
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +15.40% -1.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,425 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,150 £75,000 £54,200
East Sussex median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
3 14 (77.78%) Test Management
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (50.00%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (22.22%) Google
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) JMeter
8 4 (22.22%) Apple
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) JUnit
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) Windows

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 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 11 (61.11%) Test Leader
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Manager
3 9 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Gherkin
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
3 14 (77.78%) Test Management
4 5 (27.78%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP ALM
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Apple
1 4 (22.22%) Google
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP