Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 4 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.55% 0.70% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.73% 2.32% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £62,500 £37,500 £30,701
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% +22.15% -17.58%
10th Percentile £48,906 £32,550 £26,650
90th Percentile £64,063 £42,250 £35,600
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +46.67% +15.38% -12.16%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 231 302 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.95% 30.35% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 197 252 220
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,275 £20,815
90th Percentile £69,954 £60,000 £63,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.74%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 November 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%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Pega
2 3 (75.00%) Documentum
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Protractor
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

ISTQB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Protractor
3 1 (25.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Case Management
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Pega