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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 68 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.45% 0.83% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 2.76% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 10
Median salary £35,500 £55,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.45% +107.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 181 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.84% 30.07% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 70 159 120
Median salary £37,500 £35,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 5 £35,500 -35.45%
ISEB
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Gatling
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Gatling
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) RSpec
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle