Period
to 23 April 2018

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

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 135 156
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 4 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 0.46% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 1.93% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
West Sussex median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.34% -9.38%
South East median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% -6.25%

ISTQB Foundation 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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 510 519 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.45% 23.96% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 449 462 582
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,400 £30,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Sussex.

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Foundation Certification in West Sussex

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
Worthing - 3 £30,000 -
Gatwick +20 1 £47,500 +30.14%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP