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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.23% 6.41% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 26.87% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 1
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
104 67 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.91% 23.84% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 87 63 94
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) UML
3 22 (48.89%) DSDM
3 22 (48.89%) Scrum
3 22 (48.89%) Use Case
3 22 (48.89%) Kanban
3 22 (48.89%) BPMN
3 22 (48.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (48.89%) CBAP
3 22 (48.89%) User Stories
3 22 (48.89%) User Experience
4 20 (44.44%) Degree
5 18 (40.00%) Project Management
6 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
7 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.56%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) Selenium
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
11 6 (13.33%) Windows
11 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.11%) Line Management
12 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Capita

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Analyst
2 25 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Wiki
3 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) UML
2 22 (48.89%) DSDM
2 22 (48.89%) Use Case
2 22 (48.89%) Scrum
2 22 (48.89%) Kanban
2 22 (48.89%) BPMN
2 22 (48.89%) User Stories
3 18 (40.00%) Project Management
4 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
8 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Line Management
10 4 (8.89%) Product Management
10 4 (8.89%) Test Management
10 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) CBAP
2 20 (44.44%) Degree
3 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
4 6 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Capita