Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 104 143
Rank change year-on-year -31 +39 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.25% 1.73% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 6.55% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 39 29
West Sussex median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £29,400 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,200 £47,000 £42,500
South East median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -6.67%

ISTQB 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 481 580 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.01% 26.46% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 418 521 542
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £27,350 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,625 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in West Sussex

ISTQB
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in West Sussex

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in West Sussex

ISTQB
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 within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 -14 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Gatwick +7 1 £45,000 +12.50%
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

ISTQB
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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft