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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% 4.18% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 14.29% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 6
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
77 133 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.40% 29.23% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58 127 91
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Kanban
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) CBAP
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Kanban
2 3 (33.33%) BPMN
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) DSDM
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CBAP
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft