Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 147 147
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 14 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.60% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 0.77% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 13
West Sussex median annual salary £20,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.56% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £19,000 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% +6.67%

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 551 520 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.69% 25.53% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 443 463 609
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £64,350 £60,000 £59,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 October 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 17 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
Worthing - 11 £20,000 - 2
Gatwick -2 3 £47,500 +58.33%
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) EPoS
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Test Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Graduate
2 9 (64.29%) Graduate Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Graduate Test Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Graduate Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Junior
2 9 (64.29%) Junior Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Junior Tester
2 9 (64.29%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 3 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP