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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.09% 1.91% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.45% 6.67% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 23
Average salary £35,500 £36,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
254 375 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.13% 28.58% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 204 349 261
Average salary £45,000 £38,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.75% +3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Luton +16 15 £32,000 -14.66%
Leighton Buzzard - 3 - -
Dunstable - 2 £42,500 -
Bedford +14 1 £31,000 -17.33%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (40.63%) SQL
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (28.13%) QA
6 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 8 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.88%) HTML
7 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) Use Case
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.63%) Software Asset Management
10 4 (12.50%) UML
10 4 (12.50%) DSDM
10 4 (12.50%) MS Office
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Retail
11 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Use Case
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) Software Asset Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.50%) UML
5 4 (12.50%) DSDM
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Document Management
6 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) BPMN
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) CBAP
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle