The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.99% 3.22% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 13.85% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 23
Average salary £39,000 £34,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% +14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 231 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.45% 23.26% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 201 202 257
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -7 8 £38,250 +39.09%
Dunstable - 1 £42,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
2 16 (44.44%) Degree
3 15 (41.67%) Use Case
3 15 (41.67%) Kanban
3 15 (41.67%) BPMN
3 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (41.67%) CBAP
3 15 (41.67%) User Stories
3 15 (41.67%) User Experience
3 15 (41.67%) UML
3 15 (41.67%) DSDM
4 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Selenium
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
8 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 5 (13.89%) QA
9 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
10 4 (11.11%) Line Management
11 3 (8.33%) Product Management
11 3 (8.33%) Capita

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.78%) TestNG
4 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 23 (63.89%) Business Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) User Experience
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) Use Case
3 15 (41.67%) UML
3 15 (41.67%) DSDM
3 15 (41.67%) Kanban
3 15 (41.67%) BPMN
3 15 (41.67%) User Stories
4 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Line Management
9 3 (8.33%) Product Management
10 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 15 (41.67%) CBAP
3 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Lumesse
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle