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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 56 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.56% 0.47% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 1.47% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £31,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,850 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £38,650 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
90 136 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.44% 32.23% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 77 101 66
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 14 February 2016, 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 (77.78%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) MSTest
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Firebug
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) W3C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) DOM
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Firebug
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago