Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 539 527
Rank change year-on-year +36 -12 +109
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 39 8 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.028% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.10% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 63
South East median annual salary £55,000 £42,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.18% -43.67% +62.16%
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,375 £46,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +33.33%

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 7,759 7,949 11,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.84% 27.54% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,981 6,450 8,941
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +22 37 £55,000 -10.20%
Hampshire -18 2 £38,000 -5.00%
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (84.62%) Finance
3 33 (84.62%) Scrum
3 33 (84.62%) Test Management
4 28 (71.79%) Banking
5 10 (25.64%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.82%) QA
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.26%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Selenium
9 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (5.13%) ISEB
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (2.56%) Windows
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.56%) CRM
10 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.56%) DNS
10 1 (2.56%) Cisco
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g

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 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.13%) Selenium
1 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (84.62%) Finance
2 28 (71.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Test Manager
2 25 (64.10%) Senior Manager
2 25 (64.10%) Senior Test Manager
2 25 (64.10%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (84.62%) Scrum
2 33 (84.62%) Test Management
3 10 (25.64%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Business Transformation
5 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.56%) Lumension
2 1 (2.56%) NetApp
2 1 (2.56%) VMware