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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 62 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.94% 1.91% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 7.69% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Median salary £35,625 £30,701 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.03% -17.02%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
173 104 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.52% 24.82% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 154 80 100
Median salary £35,600 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
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 23 July 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Online Games
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (8.33%) Android
8 1 (8.33%) V-Model
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)

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 (41.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Appium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (8.33%) OOP
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sun
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive + bonus & bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago