Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 136 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 -36 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 4 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.21% 0.15% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 0.93% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 31
East Sussex median annual salary £44,000 £32,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.38% +27.45% -
10th Percentile £38,550 £30,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,013 £38,350 £33,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% -10.67% +7.14%

ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 East Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 384 324 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 20.06% 16.27% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 346 288 383
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.11% +5.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex.

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in East Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 2 £44,000 -
Brighton +10 1 £58,250 +79.23%
Lewes - 1 £40,000 -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) IIBA
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Pensions Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Pensions Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) IIBA
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB