Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 84 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.95% 1.56% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 5.04% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 13
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -23.53%
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,625 £41,375 £38,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -29.41%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 276 357 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.84% 30.86% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 242 304 251
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for ISEB in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Tyne and Wear

ISEB
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 11 £29,500 -15.71%
Gateshead - 7 £40,000 - 1
ISEB
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) QA
5 9 (50.00%) Selenium
5 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
6 7 (38.89%) Test Management
6 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
7 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 3 (16.67%) SDLC
11 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
11 2 (11.11%) Swim Lanes
11 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
11 2 (11.11%) UML
11 2 (11.11%) C#

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Protractor
4 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
4 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 5 (27.78%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
4 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
5 7 (38.89%) Test Management
6 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (27.78%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
10 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 2 (11.11%) Swim Lanes
10 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
10 2 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP