Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ISTQB Advanced Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) formerly ISEB Advanced
England > North East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - +117 -
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.47% - 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
North East median annual salary £37,500 - -
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -1.04%

ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 443 417 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.81% 28.54% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 387 356 320
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,225 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £54,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North East over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for ISTQB Advanced Certification in the North East

ISTQB Advanced Certification
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 ISTQB Advanced Certification within the North East region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 - 5 £62,500 -
Durham - 2 £37,500 -
ISTQB Advanced Certification
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing ISTQB Advanced Certification 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 ISTQB Advanced Certification.

1 7 (100.00%) Validation
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Robot Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) ATDD
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Ranorex
2 4 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (57.14%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby

ISTQB Advanced Certification
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (42.86%) Documentum
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (57.14%) JMeter
2 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Ranorex
2 4 (57.14%) Robot Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) ATDD
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL V3
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Pega