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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 25 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.16% 2.98% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.72% 14.21% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 17
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
324 197 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.05% 20.96% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 290 185 339
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 23 September 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 -4 22 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Luton -16 2 £39,750 +35.89%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Scrum
3 22 (36.67%) Degree
4 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 19 (31.67%) Use Case
6 19 (31.67%) Kanban
6 19 (31.67%) BPMN
6 19 (31.67%) UML
6 19 (31.67%) DSDM
6 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (31.67%) CBAP
6 19 (31.67%) User Stories
6 19 (31.67%) User Experience
7 17 (28.33%) Project Management
8 15 (25.00%) QA
9 13 (21.67%) Selenium
9 13 (21.67%) Windows
9 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.67%) Line Management
12 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
13 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
14 8 (13.33%) C#
14 8 (13.33%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (21.67%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.67%) JIRA
4 4 (6.67%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.33%) TestNG
6 1 (1.67%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (56.67%) Analyst
2 23 (38.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Test Leader
6 6 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.00%) Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.33%) Test Coordinator
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
1 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) User Experience
2 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.67%) Wiki
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Scrum
3 21 (35.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (31.67%) UML
4 19 (31.67%) DSDM
4 19 (31.67%) Kanban
4 19 (31.67%) BPMN
4 19 (31.67%) Use Case
4 19 (31.67%) User Stories
5 17 (28.33%) Project Management
6 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
6 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Line Management
8 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.33%) Test Management
10 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
11 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) C#
2 7 (11.67%) C++
2 7 (11.67%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
2 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 19 (31.67%) CBAP
4 12 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Capita
3 1 (1.67%) Lumesse
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