Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 80 122
Rank change year-on-year -40 +42 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.02% 2.63% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 10.76% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 17
East Sussex median annual salary £37,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.55% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £38,304 £45,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%

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 326 437 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 15.89% 24.48% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 293 407 423
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -36 20 £34,750 +36.27% 3
Hove -14 1 £58,500 +129.41%
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) JIRA
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
3 10 (47.62%) ISEB
3 10 (47.62%) Defect Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (28.57%) Web Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (23.81%) Kanban
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing

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 (23.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Zephyr
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Defect Management
3 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 6 (28.57%) Web Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Kanban
8 5 (23.81%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Software Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) User Stories
9 4 (19.05%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (19.05%) SDLC
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft