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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.69% 0.95% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 3.01% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +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
172 266 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 22.34% 31.67% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 148 182 149
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015. 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 -2 11 £31,601 -15.73%
Durham - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (36.67%) Selenium
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (13.33%) C
7 4 (13.33%) C#
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) PHP
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby
8 3 (10.00%) JIRA
8 3 (10.00%) C++

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Redis
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Redmine
5 1 (3.33%) WATIR
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) MSTest
5 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.33%) Firebug
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Tester
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Software Tester
5 5 (16.67%) Development Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) DOM
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.33%) Gearman
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Service Management
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.00%) V-Model
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Process Management
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) API Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Python
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) C
2 4 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Pega
2 1 (3.33%) Northgate