Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 91 80
Rank change year-on-year -30 -11 +34
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 11 30 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.58% 2.05% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.91% 8.96% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 41 27
Brighton median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -27.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £36,750 £35,400
East Sussex median annual salary £34,750 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.83% -14.29% -9.09%

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 186 335 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 9.74% 22.93% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 157 308 293
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,900 £23,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £50,000
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -2.60%

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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
6 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
6 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Google
8 2 (18.18%) Selenium
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 2 (18.18%) JMeter
8 2 (18.18%) Apple
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) JUnit
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) 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 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) TestNG
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
5 4 (36.36%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (36.36%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP