Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 147 153
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 24 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.13% 0.81% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 3.07% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 5
West Sussex median annual salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £65,000 £46,200
South East median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.95% -5.00% +14.29%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 538 685 656
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 25.40% 26.41% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 508 615 556
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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
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 27 July 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
Crawley - 10 £31,500 -
Gatwick - 9 £40,000 -
Horsham - 3 £40,000 -
Lancing - 2 £31,500 -
ISTQB
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) Time Management
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) C++
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) MySQL
5 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Selenium
5 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.33%) Law
9 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
10 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Linux
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Degree

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Analyst
1 22 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Tester
3 9 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Development Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA