Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 525 575
Rank change year-on-year -15 +50 +62
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 8 13 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.16% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 37
South East median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -46.67% +87.50%
10th Percentile £47,400 £32,500 £56,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £49,525 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -20.83% +42.86%

ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,967 8,316 11,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.38% 28.01% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,277 6,758 9,719
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISTQB Advanced Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the South East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
East Sussex -18 7 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Hampshire -27 1 £38,000 -5.00% 1
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) HP

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle