Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 20 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.48% 1.53% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 5.18% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 23
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -29.41%
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £47,875 £39,875 £38,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

ISEB 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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 417 444 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.91% 29.54% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 358 383 332
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,200 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in the North East.

Salary trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 18 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Durham -21 2 £40,000 +6.67%
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB 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 North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (35.00%) Test Management
7 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
7 6 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Project Management
10 3 (15.00%) ERP
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
11 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Protractor
4 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) MFC
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (35.00%) Test Management
6 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.00%) ERP
9 3 (15.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) SDLC
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) Service Management
10 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP