The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB 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 ISTQB over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 71 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.95% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 1.18% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £33,750 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.85%
ISTQB
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
162 169 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.86% 31.59% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 134 138 129
Median salary £35,600 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.72% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £26,500 £23,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

ISTQB
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISTQB within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 5 £33,750 +12.50% 1
ISTQB
North East

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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