The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.20% 0.93% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.27% 2.97% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Average salary £31,601 £41,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.39% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
ISEB
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 202 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.55% 31.42% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 111 138 111
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 10 £30,701 -25.57%
Gateshead - 1 £37,500 -
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) MySQL
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Redmine
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.52%) V-Model
8 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.52%) Redmine
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Tester
3 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Software Tester
5 5 (23.81%) Development Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
1 1 (4.76%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) V-Model
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PHP
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA