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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 80 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 23 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.11% 3.10% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 13.93% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 20
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £23,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £36,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
268 201 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.61% 22.23% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 247 190 307
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -9 21 £39,000 +8.33% 1
Luton -7 2 £39,750 +32.50%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) Scrum
3 23 (37.70%) Degree
4 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 20 (32.79%) UML
5 20 (32.79%) DSDM
5 20 (32.79%) Use Case
5 20 (32.79%) Kanban
5 20 (32.79%) BPMN
5 20 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (32.79%) CBAP
5 20 (32.79%) User Stories
5 20 (32.79%) User Experience
6 19 (31.15%) Software Testing
7 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
7 17 (27.87%) Project Management
8 16 (26.23%) Selenium
9 12 (19.67%) Windows
9 12 (19.67%) QA
9 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
9 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
10 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (14.75%) Line Management
13 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
14 7 (11.48%) Java
14 7 (11.48%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (26.23%) Selenium
3 7 (11.48%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.92%) Zephyr
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.28%) TestNG
General
1 2 (3.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Analyst
2 26 (42.62%) Business Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Test Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
6 6 (9.84%) UAT Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.28%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
10 2 (3.28%) Test Coordinator
11 1 (1.64%) Senior Test Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) User Experience
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Wiki
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) Scrum
3 20 (32.79%) UML
3 20 (32.79%) DSDM
3 20 (32.79%) Use Case
3 20 (32.79%) Kanban
3 20 (32.79%) BPMN
3 20 (32.79%) User Stories
4 19 (31.15%) Software Testing
5 17 (27.87%) Project Management
6 12 (19.67%) Automation Testing
6 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
8 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Line Management
10 7 (11.48%) Test Management
11 6 (9.84%) Performance Management
11 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
12 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) Java
2 6 (9.84%) C#
2 6 (9.84%) C++
3 4 (6.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 20 (32.79%) CBAP
3 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
4 9 (14.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Capita
3 1 (1.64%) Lumesse
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