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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.71% 10.38% 5.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.62% 28.21% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 16
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
103 117 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.32% 36.79% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86 96 70
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Web Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) DSDM
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Use Case
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) BPMN
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Web Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) DSDM
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (7.69%) CBAP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago