Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 98 111
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 1 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.071% 1.11% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 3.59% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 7
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £41,250 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £41,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -

ISTQB Foundation 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 303 418 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.38% 30.96% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 221 359 385
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in the North East

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for ISTQB Foundation Certification in the North East

ISTQB Foundation 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 Foundation Certification within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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 -34 1 £42,500 +6.25% 3
ISTQB Foundation Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 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 North East region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

ISTQB Foundation 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA