The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank - 55 61
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 1.74% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.86% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £32,625 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  

ISTQB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 64 102 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.49% 25.37% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 136
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing ISTQB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) IBM

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Gatling
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago