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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 58 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.44% - 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% - 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £33,250 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 - £28,334
10% offered a salary of more than £38,650 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
163 66 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.06% 23.74% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 126 61 147
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 27 February 2015.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (81.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
1 13 (81.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (6.25%) MSTest
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Data Structures

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
2 10 (62.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Tester
2 12 (75.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago