Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 110 76
Rank change year-on-year +29 -34 +35
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 42 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.60% 1.03% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 6.72% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 44
Brighton median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +69.49% -21.33%
10th Percentile £36,825 £30,875 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,400 £38,840
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +66.67% -20.00%

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 280 268 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 17.31% 15.31% 24.65%
Number of salaries quoted 252 237 335
Brighton median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £63,750
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +10.67%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Scrum
3 30 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 27 (64.29%) Test Management
5 26 (61.90%) Finance
6 24 (57.14%) Banking
7 12 (28.57%) QA
8 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 10 (23.81%) Selenium
9 9 (21.43%) Python
9 9 (21.43%) ISEB
9 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 9 (21.43%) Appium
10 8 (19.05%) SDET
10 8 (19.05%) Fintech
10 8 (19.05%) WATIR
10 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Kanban
10 8 (19.05%) TestNG
10 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
10 8 (19.05%) BDD
10 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
10 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 8 (19.05%) JUnit
10 8 (19.05%) Java
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
13 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Appium
3 8 (19.05%) JUnit
3 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 8 (19.05%) TestNG
3 8 (19.05%) WATIR
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) Calabash
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (61.90%) Finance
2 24 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Test Manager
2 23 (54.76%) Test Leader
3 22 (52.38%) Senior Manager
3 22 (52.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 13 (30.95%) Analyst
4 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Automation Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Automation Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) QA Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Fintech
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Scrum
3 27 (64.29%) Test Management
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
6 8 (19.05%) Kanban
6 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 8 (19.05%) SDET
6 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
9 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 9 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center