The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 69 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.78% 2.12% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.68% 7.66% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 65 25 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,600 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
ISEB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
591 431 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.35% 27.70% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 520 382 424
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Birmingham

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) Business Analysis
3 28 (23.73%) Project Management
3 28 (23.73%) Scrum
3 28 (23.73%) PRINCE2
4 27 (22.88%) Finance
5 23 (19.49%) UML
5 23 (19.49%) Degree
6 21 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (17.80%) ITIL
7 20 (16.95%) Test Scripting
7 20 (16.95%) ISTQB
8 19 (16.10%) QA
9 18 (15.25%) Transition Management
9 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (13.56%) Law
10 16 (13.56%) Service Management
10 16 (13.56%) ITSM
11 15 (12.71%) Business Development
11 15 (12.71%) Waterfall
12 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
12 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Kanban
13 13 (11.02%) System Testing
13 13 (11.02%) Change Management
13 13 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.17%) HP
14 12 (10.17%) MS Visio
14 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
14 12 (10.17%) Use Case

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (10.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) SAN
1 5 (4.24%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) JIRA
2 5 (4.24%) Selenium
2 5 (4.24%) Subversion
3 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) JUnit
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (22.88%) Finance
2 16 (13.56%) Law
3 8 (6.78%) Retail
4 6 (5.08%) Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (62.71%) Analyst
2 46 (38.98%) Business Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) Test Analyst
4 16 (13.56%) Transition Manager
5 13 (11.02%) Agile Business Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Architect
7 10 (8.47%) Tester
7 10 (8.47%) Test Manager
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Service Manager
8 9 (7.63%) Service Transition Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Manager
9 6 (5.08%) Business Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Service Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.39%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.39%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.08%) EPoS
3 6 (5.08%) Life Science
4 3 (2.54%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.69%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.69%) Open Source
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) Business Analysis
3 28 (23.73%) Scrum
3 28 (23.73%) PRINCE2
3 28 (23.73%) Project Management
4 23 (19.49%) UML
5 21 (17.80%) ITIL
5 21 (17.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (16.95%) Test Scripting
7 18 (15.25%) Transition Management
8 16 (13.56%) ITSM
8 16 (13.56%) Service Management
9 15 (12.71%) Business Development
9 15 (12.71%) Waterfall
10 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
11 13 (11.02%) Change Management
11 13 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.02%) System Testing
11 13 (11.02%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.69%) Java
1 2 (1.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (19.49%) Degree
2 20 (16.95%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.32%) CBAP
5 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.85%) ACCA
9 1 (0.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) HP
2 7 (5.93%) IBM
3 6 (5.08%) SAP
4 5 (4.24%) Cisco
4 5 (4.24%) EMC
4 5 (4.24%) Citrix
4 5 (4.24%) Juniper
4 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.24%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.85%) Telerik
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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SCC
Posted: 15 days ago