The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 3.06% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.06% 11.70% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 10
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
271 171 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.65% 26.19% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 186 150 169
Average salary £37,000 £35,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.49% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

ISEB
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the North East region.

ISEB Salary Trend in the North East

ISEB
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 10 £42,500 +13.33% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing ISEB 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 ISEB.

1 16 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 6 (27.27%) Use Case
4 6 (27.27%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
5 5 (22.73%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Selenium
7 3 (13.64%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) User Experience
8 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) IIBA
8 2 (9.09%) MSTest
8 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing ISEB 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 ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 6 (27.27%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) MSTest
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Tester
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Tester
2 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Open Source
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Use Case
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
3 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) IIBA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 27 days ago