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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 37 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.22% 2.46% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.79% 11.52% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
343 217 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.85% 21.32% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 301 202 323
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,534 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +12 32 £37,000 +1.36% 1
Luton -6 3 £34,500 +23.21%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
2 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Degree
4 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.85%) ISTQB
6 21 (32.31%) Use Case
6 21 (32.31%) Kanban
6 21 (32.31%) BPMN
6 21 (32.31%) Project Management
6 21 (32.31%) UML
6 21 (32.31%) DSDM
6 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (32.31%) CBAP
6 21 (32.31%) User Stories
7 17 (26.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (26.15%) Windows
7 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (26.15%) QA
8 16 (24.62%) Business Analysis
9 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 11 (16.92%) Selenium
12 10 (15.38%) Test Management
12 10 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
14 8 (12.31%) C#
14 8 (12.31%) SQL
14 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
14 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (16.92%) Selenium
3 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Zephyr
5 3 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.08%) FogBugz
6 2 (3.08%) TestNG
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Analyst
2 25 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Test Leader
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Software Tester
6 6 (9.23%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.62%) Test Coordinator
10 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.08%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
11 1 (1.54%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.54%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.77%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Scrum
2 25 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.31%) UML
4 21 (32.31%) DSDM
4 21 (32.31%) Project Management
4 21 (32.31%) Use Case
4 21 (32.31%) Kanban
4 21 (32.31%) BPMN
4 21 (32.31%) User Stories
5 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (24.62%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Test Management
8 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
9 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.23%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C#
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C++
2 7 (10.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Degree
2 22 (33.85%) ISTQB
3 21 (32.31%) CBAP
4 17 (26.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Capita
3 1 (1.54%) Lumesse
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