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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 54 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.25% 2.39% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 7.69% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Median salary £38,750 £30,701 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.21% -17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £26,700 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
151 130 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.46% 31.10% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 127 111 122
Median salary £37,500 £33,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -10.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,600 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £51,313
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
3 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) Online Games
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile Games
5 4 (40.00%) Games
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Appium
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
5 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Validation

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Appium
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 4 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile Games
1 4 (40.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile First
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: c
Posted: 24 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago