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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 90 65 95
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 49 62 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.06% 3.02% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.85% 10.90% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 60 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
837 569 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.24% 27.69% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 746 509 412
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,864 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (40.00%) Project Management
2 33 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 31 (28.18%) ITIL
4 29 (26.36%) Transition Management
5 28 (25.45%) Finance
5 28 (25.45%) Service Management
6 27 (24.55%) ITSM
7 24 (21.82%) Degree
8 23 (20.91%) Business Analysis
8 23 (20.91%) Business Development
9 22 (20.00%) Law
9 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
12 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
13 18 (16.36%) Use Case
14 17 (15.45%) Scrum
15 16 (14.55%) UML
16 15 (13.64%) BPMN
16 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
16 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.64%) Data Modelling
16 15 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (13.64%) IDEF
16 15 (13.64%) Requirements Management
17 14 (12.73%) Software Testing
17 14 (12.73%) ISTQB
18 13 (11.82%) HP
18 13 (11.82%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) NAS
1 3 (2.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.73%) Selenium
3 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.91%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.91%) JUnit
3 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 22 (20.00%) Law
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Billing
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Front Office
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (54.55%) Analyst
2 34 (30.91%) Business Analyst
3 29 (26.36%) Transition Manager
4 25 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 24 (21.82%) Senior Manager
6 20 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (14.55%) Service Manager
7 16 (14.55%) Service Transition Manager
8 15 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
8 15 (13.64%) Architect
9 14 (12.73%) Senior Service Manager
10 12 (10.91%) Senior Architect
10 12 (10.91%) Business Architect
11 9 (8.18%) Tester
12 8 (7.27%) Test Manager
13 5 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 5 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
14 3 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
14 3 (2.73%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (0.91%) XSD
2 1 (0.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.82%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) Open Source
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Project Management
2 33 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 31 (28.18%) ITIL
4 29 (26.36%) Transition Management
5 28 (25.45%) Service Management
6 27 (24.55%) ITSM
7 23 (20.91%) Business Analysis
7 23 (20.91%) Business Development
8 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
10 19 (17.27%) Waterfall
11 18 (16.36%) Use Case
12 17 (15.45%) Scrum
13 16 (14.55%) UML
14 15 (13.64%) BPMN
14 15 (13.64%) Data Modelling
14 15 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (13.64%) IDEF
14 15 (13.64%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) Java
3 1 (0.91%) C
3 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 15 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.45%) CBAP
6 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.91%) ACCA
8 1 (0.91%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) HP
2 7 (6.36%) VMware
2 7 (6.36%) Cisco
2 7 (6.36%) Citrix
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.64%) Symantec
5 3 (2.73%) Juniper
5 3 (2.73%) EMC
5 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) IBM
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
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