The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.34% 1.72% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 8.22% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
359 219 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.76% 20.98% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 310 194 264
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +11 28 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Luton -14 10 £32,000 +16.36%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (41.54%) Scrum
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 25 (38.46%) Degree
3 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
4 22 (33.85%) Project Management
5 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 19 (29.23%) Windows
6 19 (29.23%) UML
6 19 (29.23%) DSDM
6 19 (29.23%) QA
6 19 (29.23%) Use Case
6 19 (29.23%) Kanban
6 19 (29.23%) BPMN
6 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (29.23%) CBAP
6 19 (29.23%) User Stories
6 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (27.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
8 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
9 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
10 13 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (18.46%) Test Management
12 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
12 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
13 10 (15.38%) Selenium
13 10 (15.38%) C#
13 10 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.38%) Selenium
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) Zephyr
4 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
5 3 (4.62%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.54%) TestNG
General
1 3 (4.62%) Local Government
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Analyst
2 22 (33.85%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Test Leader
4 10 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.62%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.62%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.54%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Senior QA Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.77%) Wiki
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Scrum
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 22 (33.85%) Project Management
4 19 (29.23%) UML
4 19 (29.23%) DSDM
4 19 (29.23%) Use Case
4 19 (29.23%) Kanban
4 19 (29.23%) BPMN
4 19 (29.23%) User Stories
5 18 (27.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.46%) Test Management
8 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 9 (13.85%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.77%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
11 7 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) C++
4 6 (9.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) Degree
2 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
3 19 (29.23%) CBAP
3 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Capita
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