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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 75 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 12 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.71% 1.89% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 9.36% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 15
Median salary £27,750 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.71% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £34,100 £35,676
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £37,700 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.42% -6.66%  

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 162 171 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 23.14% 20.21% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 145 142 124
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 25 (73.53%) C#
3 25 (73.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (70.59%) .NET
5 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
6 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 15 (44.12%) ISEB
8 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
9 10 (29.41%) Selenium
9 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (23.53%) BDD
10 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
11 7 (20.59%) QA
11 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
12 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
12 6 (17.65%) SDLC
12 6 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
13 3 (8.82%) Integration 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 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Analyst
1 33 (97.06%) Test Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Junior
2 19 (55.88%) Junior Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Junior Test Analyst
3 17 (50.00%) Junior Tester
3 17 (50.00%) Tester
4 11 (32.35%) Software Analyst
4 11 (32.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 8 (23.53%) BDD
5 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 6 (17.65%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (73.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 15 (44.12%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
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