The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 ISTQB over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.94% 0.18% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 0.78% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £45,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
ISTQB
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
116 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.36% 23.76% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 88
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing ISTQB 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 ISTQB.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing ISTQB 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 ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
1 1 (14.29%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
HMRC
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
HMRC
Salary: £28,780 - £32,622
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago