Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 98 65
Rank change year-on-year +39 -33 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 15 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.02% 0.094% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.20% 0.45% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £25,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +20.48% +10.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £50,000 £31,875
90th Percentile £29,817 £50,000 £57,656
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £25,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -50.00% +20.48% +10.67%

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 163 224 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.94% 21.05% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 83 170 147
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,125 £23,050
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,369 £68,600
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,756
% change year-on-year - +0.61% +3.26%

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (73.33%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (53.33%) TestNG
5 8 (53.33%) Innovative Thinking
5 8 (53.33%) REST
5 8 (53.33%) JUnit
5 8 (53.33%) SOAP
5 8 (53.33%) Sage
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.67%) Coaching
8 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.67%) Codeception
8 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Jest
8 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.67%) Sprint Review
8 1 (6.67%) Public Sector

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
1 8 (53.33%) TestNG
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Codeception
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Junior QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Associate Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) REST
1 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Jest
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (53.33%) Innovative Thinking
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Sprint Review
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sage
2 1 (6.67%) Guidewire