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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 60 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.77% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £33,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
132 160 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.27% 31.75% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 127 124
Median salary £32,500 £36,331 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.54% -9.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £22,925
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,885 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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