Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 71 123
Rank change year-on-year -46 +52 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 18 48 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.99% 3.03% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 12.03% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 13
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,400 £39,221 £44,000
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% +7.14%

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 263 399 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 14.51% 25.22% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 240 344 325
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,750 £63,750
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% -

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
5 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
6 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (16.67%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) JMeter
5 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Defect Management
5 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Management
9 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
9 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft