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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.53% 1.11% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 4.60% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 17
Average salary £43,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.12% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
257 239 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.86% 24.04% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 225 206 236
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 - 5 £39,000 - 1
Luton 0 4 £50,000 +42.85% 1
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) ISTQB
3 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
4 10 (37.04%) Degree
4 10 (37.04%) Use Case
5 9 (33.33%) BDD
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
6 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) UML
6 8 (29.63%) DSDM
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.93%) QA
7 7 (25.93%) Test Management
7 7 (25.93%) BPMN
8 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) CBAP
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
9 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
9 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (18.52%) Kanban
9 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
9 5 (18.52%) User Experience
9 5 (18.52%) SDLC
10 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.70%) SSH
1 1 (3.70%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Bugzilla
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) Testopia
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) Use Case
4 9 (33.33%) BDD
5 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
5 8 (29.63%) DSDM
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) UML
6 7 (25.93%) BPMN
6 7 (25.93%) Test Management
7 6 (22.22%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) Data Protection
8 5 (18.52%) Kanban
8 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
8 5 (18.52%) SDLC
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) CBAP
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Rally
3 1 (3.70%) HP
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago