Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 71 122
Rank change year-on-year -25 +51 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 23 57 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.54% 3.15% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.96% 13.77% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 20
Brighton median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -9.09% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,250 £28,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,950 £38,150 £46,000
East Sussex median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% -9.09% +2.67%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 289 414 328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 19.40% 22.90% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 265 334 225
Brighton median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £51,250
East Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% -3.80% -1.25%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Selenium
4 11 (47.83%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) ISEB
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
12 2 (8.70%) SQL
12 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.70%) QA
12 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
13 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (4.35%) Open Source
13 1 (4.35%) MSTest
13 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (4.35%) SDLC
13 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
13 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
13 1 (4.35%) TDD
13 1 (4.35%) Degree
13 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Analyst
1 22 (95.65%) Test Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Junior
2 17 (73.91%) Junior Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Junior Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Junior Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) BDD
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 30k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago