Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 103 69
Rank change year-on-year -22 -34 +62
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 23 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.94% 1.28% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 6.99% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 42
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -5.65%
10th Percentile £33,200 £23,250 £26,475
90th Percentile £69,250 £43,550 £47,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +16.44% -3.95% -5.00%

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 268 329 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 12.02% 18.35% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 224 303 411
East Sussex median annual salary £51,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.18% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £33,825 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,975 £70,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +2.27%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -20 18 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Hove +7 3 £38,500 +50.98% 1
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 13 (61.90%) Test Management
4 13 (61.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (47.62%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
6 8 (38.10%) ISEB
7 6 (28.57%) QA
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Selenium
8 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Android
9 4 (19.05%) TestNG
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Apple
9 4 (19.05%) 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 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) JMeter
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) TestNG
4 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 10 (47.62%) Test Leader
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Manager
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Gherkin
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Scrum
3 13 (61.90%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 2 (9.52%) Release Management
9 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Apple
1 4 (19.05%) Google
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) CA