Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 96 116
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.98% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
North East median annual salary - £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.57% +14.00%
England median annual salary £37,745 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.65% +7.14% -7.89%

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 301 353 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.30% 30.83% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 234 292 410
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,756 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.26% +6.94%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,606 £23,490
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,400 £63,075
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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