Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 72 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 2 8 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.32% 1.10% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 4.08% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median annual salary £27,974 £27,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.72% -34.13% +9.15%
10th Percentile £22,470 £22,100 £33,750
90th Percentile £32,478 £30,357 £50,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £27,974 £27,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +1.72% -34.13% +9.15%

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 112 196 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.18% 26.96% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 135 230
Median annual salary £33,448 £42,500 £41,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.30% +1.49% +11.67%
10th Percentile £21,475 £22,500 £18,125
90th Percentile £50,000 £72,500 £78,875
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -21.18% +6.25% +11.58%

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing ISTQB as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for ISTQB in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Associate Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle