Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -41 +4 +40
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 16 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.76% 2.20% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 10.11% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 53 29
East Sussex median annual salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% -27.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £66,100 £36,750 £39,500
South East median annual salary £40,750 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% -6.25%

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 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 275 376 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 13.00% 21.80% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 230 343 352
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +13.70% -2.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £23,056
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £51,175
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Brighton -34 15 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Hove -12 1 £75,000 +194.12%
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
6 6 (37.50%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) Kanban
6 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
6 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (37.50%) User Stories
6 6 (37.50%) Zephyr
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
9 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) BDD
9 3 (18.75%) Selenium
9 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) BrowserStack
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Zephyr
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (37.50%) User Stories
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP ALM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) HP