Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 68 130
Rank change year-on-year -52 +62 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 19 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.90% 3.32% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.46% 13.25% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 46 16
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,600 £47,500 £42,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 348 498 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 16.56% 25.04% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 328 435 376
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £61,048 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -47 18 £50,000 +42.86%
Hove -11 1 £58,500 +129.41%
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
2 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) QA
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Junior
3 5 (26.32%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Junior Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
2 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
4 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft