The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.49% 1.08% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 3.55% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 11
Average salary £30,701 £41,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.57% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
ISEB
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 169 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.18% 30.45% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 111 86
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) Ruby
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Node.js
7 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (10.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) Redmine

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Redmine
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Tester
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Development Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.00%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) V-Model
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PHP
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) Ruby
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA