The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 58 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.97% 2.08% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 6.58% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 25
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,350 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
652 638 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.44% 31.54% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 574 569 395
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 37 (32.74%) Project Management
2 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 33 (29.20%) ITIL
3 32 (28.32%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Transition Management
5 29 (25.66%) Service Management
6 28 (24.78%) ITSM
7 24 (21.24%) ISTQB
7 24 (21.24%) Business Development
8 23 (20.35%) Law
9 22 (19.47%) Degree
10 21 (18.58%) Business Analysis
11 19 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (15.04%) Test Scripting
13 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
13 16 (14.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (12.39%) Banking
14 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (11.50%) SQL
15 13 (11.50%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (9.73%) CBAP
17 10 (8.85%) QA
17 10 (8.85%) Change Management
17 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
17 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.85%) Test Strategy
18 9 (7.96%) UNIX
18 9 (7.96%) Test Management
19 8 (7.08%) Retail
19 8 (7.08%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) MS Office
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.88%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.77%) OLAP
3 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.77%) DataStage
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.42%) Selenium
3 4 (3.54%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.77%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.88%) Ranorex
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (20.35%) Law
3 14 (12.39%) Banking
4 8 (7.08%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Billing
5 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Test Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Business Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Transition Manager
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Manager
4 16 (14.16%) Service Manager
4 16 (14.16%) Service Transition Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Service Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Business Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.65%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) XSD
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.54%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.77%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) UNIX
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Project Management
2 33 (29.20%) ITIL
3 32 (28.32%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Transition Management
5 29 (25.66%) Service Management
6 28 (24.78%) ITSM
7 24 (21.24%) Business Development
8 21 (18.58%) Business Analysis
9 19 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (15.04%) Test Scripting
11 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
12 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.85%) Change Management
13 10 (8.85%) Test Strategy
13 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.96%) Test Management
15 8 (7.08%) Manual Testing
15 8 (7.08%) Use Case
16 7 (6.19%) UML
16 7 (6.19%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) VB
2 4 (3.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (21.24%) ISTQB
2 22 (19.47%) Degree
3 16 (14.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.73%) CBAP
5 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) HP
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
3 4 (3.54%) Citrix
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.77%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) Telerik
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Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago