The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 52 100
Rank change year-on-year -18 +48  
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 50 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.73% 4.63% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.49% 19.76% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,688
% change year-on-year - -3.06%  

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 East Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 158 253 206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 18.18% 23.43% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 268 444 253
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £23,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in East Sussex

ISTQB
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in East Sussex

ISTQB
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 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -15 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Hove - 1 £39,500 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) .NET
4 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
5 15 (40.54%) BDD
6 14 (37.84%) ISEB
7 13 (35.14%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) Selenium
8 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
10 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
11 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.22%) QA
13 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (13.51%) Open Source
13 5 (13.51%) SDLC
13 5 (13.51%) Defect Tracking
13 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.51%) TDD
14 4 (10.81%) Retail
14 4 (10.81%) Linux
14 4 (10.81%) Java
15 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

ISTQB
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) MSTest
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Analyst
1 31 (83.78%) Test Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Junior
2 20 (54.05%) Junior Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Junior Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Junior Tester
3 10 (27.03%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Software Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) BDD
3 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
6 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (13.51%) Open Source
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.70%) RUP
9 1 (2.70%) System Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (37.84%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
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