The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.47% 1.28% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 4.47% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Average salary £46,492 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.78% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £25,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,983 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 179 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.64% 28.73% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 149 105
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,492 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
North East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 8 £46,492 +40.88%
ISEB
North East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) IIBA
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) V-Model
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (7.14%) OCMJEA
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) WSDL
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) IIBA
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) OCMJEA
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix