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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.77% 1.27% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.89% 5.00% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Average salary £32,851 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.87% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
101 140 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.44% 25.45% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 99 94
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) Web Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) V-Model
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) MySQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Redmine
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Tester
3 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) Software Tester
5 5 (26.32%) Development Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
1 1 (5.26%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
1 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Web Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) V-Model
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) API Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle