Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 137 124
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 +28
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 28 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.13% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 1.27% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 18
West Sussex median annual salary £20,000 £38,750 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.39% -16.67% +27.40%
10th Percentile £19,000 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £52,500 £51,300
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.99% -10.67% +7.14%

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 678 473 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.35% 24.03% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 563 410 523
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +15 23 £20,000 -33.33% 2
Gatwick -14 4 £45,750 -3.68% 1
Crawley +9 1 - -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 26 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Validation
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 3 (10.71%) SAP
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management

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 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Analyst
1 25 (89.29%) Test Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Graduate
2 20 (71.43%) Graduate Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Graduate Test Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Graduate Tester
2 20 (71.43%) Junior
2 20 (71.43%) Junior Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Junior Test Analyst
2 20 (71.43%) Junior Tester
2 20 (71.43%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) .NET
1 20 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
4 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Validation
5 3 (10.71%) Critical Thinking
5 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) ISEB
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) SAP