Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 528 636
Rank change year-on-year -7 +108 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 12 74 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.68% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 65 13
South East median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +31.58% -1.04%
10th Percentile £39,275 £46,100 £40,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +27.78% -5.26%

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 8154 10879 13235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.89% 31.10% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6633 8753 10606
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
East Sussex - 6 £55,000 -
Thames Valley +21 5 £65,000 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +5 3 - -
Berkshire +51 2 £65,000 +36.84%
Surrey +9 1 £42,000 -16.00%
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 South East region with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Sophos
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
3 1 (8.33%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Fuzz Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) V-Model
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sophos