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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 25 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.38% 5.46% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.21% 21.62% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 2
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
117 74 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.79% 25.26% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 93
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bedford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) UML
2 21 (46.67%) DSDM
2 21 (46.67%) Scrum
2 21 (46.67%) Use Case
2 21 (46.67%) Kanban
2 21 (46.67%) BPMN
2 21 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (46.67%) CBAP
2 21 (46.67%) User Stories
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Degree
5 18 (40.00%) Project Management
6 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
8 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
9 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (15.56%) QA
11 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
12 5 (11.11%) Selenium
13 4 (8.89%) Test Management
13 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
13 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Capita
13 4 (8.89%) Product Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.11%) 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 35 (77.78%) Analyst
2 24 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) UAT Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 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 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) UML
1 21 (46.67%) DSDM
1 21 (46.67%) Scrum
1 21 (46.67%) Use Case
1 21 (46.67%) Kanban
1 21 (46.67%) BPMN
1 21 (46.67%) User Stories
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Project Management
4 15 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.89%) Product Management
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 4 (8.89%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) CBAP
2 19 (42.22%) Degree
3 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
4 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Capita
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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