The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.67% 4.12% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 18.82% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 5
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
ISEB
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.54% 21.91% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47 70 79
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedford region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) UML
3 11 (44.00%) DSDM
3 11 (44.00%) Degree
3 11 (44.00%) Use Case
3 11 (44.00%) Kanban
3 11 (44.00%) BPMN
3 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (44.00%) CBAP
3 11 (44.00%) User Stories
3 11 (44.00%) User Experience
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Selenium
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (8.00%) QA
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
2 17 (68.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) UML
3 11 (44.00%) DSDM
3 11 (44.00%) Use Case
3 11 (44.00%) Kanban
3 11 (44.00%) BPMN
3 11 (44.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
1 11 (44.00%) CBAP
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft