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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.91% 0.89% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.94% 2.73% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,400 £42,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
123 220 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.32% 32.69% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 100 173 109
Average salary £29,250 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.02% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,000
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%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
Durham - 6 £40,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear +5 5 £32,500 -23.52% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) ISTQB
2 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
3 16 (59.26%) Test Management
4 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Selenium
6 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 9 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Firebug
7 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
7 8 (29.63%) C#
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
8 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
8 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Northgate
10 5 (18.52%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) Firebug
4 7 (25.93%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Test Leader
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Presales Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Software Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Software QA Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) DOM
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
2 16 (59.26%) Test Management
3 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Security Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) CRM
8 5 (18.52%) ERP
9 4 (14.81%) System Testing
10 3 (11.11%) BPMN
10 3 (11.11%) Use Case
10 3 (11.11%) User Stories
11 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Northgate
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
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