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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 25 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 32 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 5.08% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.32% 20.83% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 2
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
113 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.31% 24.41% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 94
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £33,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) UML
2 21 (45.65%) DSDM
2 21 (45.65%) Scrum
2 21 (45.65%) Use Case
2 21 (45.65%) Kanban
2 21 (45.65%) BPMN
2 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (45.65%) CBAP
2 21 (45.65%) User Stories
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (39.13%) Project Management
4 18 (39.13%) Degree
5 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Business Analysis
6 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
8 10 (21.74%) Windows
8 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.22%) QA
11 6 (13.04%) Performance Management
12 4 (8.70%) Product Management
12 4 (8.70%) Selenium
12 4 (8.70%) Test Management
12 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Capita

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (21.74%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Analyst
2 24 (52.17%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) UAT Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) UML
1 21 (45.65%) DSDM
1 21 (45.65%) Scrum
1 21 (45.65%) Use Case
1 21 (45.65%) Kanban
1 21 (45.65%) BPMN
1 21 (45.65%) User Stories
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) Project Management
4 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (32.61%) Business Analysis
5 13 (28.26%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.70%) Product Management
7 4 (8.70%) Test Management
7 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) CBAP
2 18 (39.13%) Degree
3 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
4 10 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Capita
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