Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 79 115
Rank change year-on-year -37 +36 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.13% 2.59% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.72% 10.34% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 52 16
Brighton median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -27.14% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £38,102 £42,500
East Sussex median annual salary £34,750 £25,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +36.27% -27.14% -

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 272 387 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 14.65% 25.08% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 357 323
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,900 £22,100
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £68,500
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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
1 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 11 (52.38%) Defect Management
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (28.57%) User Stories
6 6 (28.57%) Zephyr
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) HTML
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel

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 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 14 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 11 (52.38%) Defect Management
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (28.57%) User Stories
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft