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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 80 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.44% 2.94% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.88% 10.36% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 33 16
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +37.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
621 415 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.44% 28.41% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 523 361 393
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 £29,300 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 February 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 34 (25.19%) ISTQB
3 33 (24.44%) Business Analysis
3 33 (24.44%) Scrum
4 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 29 (21.48%) UML
6 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (17.78%) QA
7 24 (17.78%) Project Management
8 22 (16.30%) Test Scripting
8 22 (16.30%) System Testing
8 22 (16.30%) Kanban
8 22 (16.30%) Test Automation
9 21 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 20 (14.81%) Degree
11 19 (14.07%) ITIL
12 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (12.59%) Transition Management
14 16 (11.85%) Banking
15 15 (11.11%) Service Management
15 15 (11.11%) ITSM
15 15 (11.11%) Law
16 14 (10.37%) Business Development
17 13 (9.63%) Change Management
18 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
18 11 (8.15%) IBM
18 11 (8.15%) MS Visio
18 11 (8.15%) CBAP
18 11 (8.15%) Financial Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (8.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) SAN
1 5 (3.70%) NAS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) JIRA
1 6 (4.44%) Selenium
2 5 (3.70%) Subversion
3 4 (2.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.48%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Banking
3 15 (11.11%) Law
4 9 (6.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.22%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (62.22%) Analyst
2 49 (36.30%) Business Analyst
3 24 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 22 (16.30%) Agile Business Analyst
5 15 (11.11%) Transition Manager
6 14 (10.37%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.41%) Tester
7 10 (7.41%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Architect
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Service Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Service Transition Manager
10 6 (4.44%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.70%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.96%) Senior Manager
13 3 (2.22%) Business Architect
13 3 (2.22%) Senior Architect
13 3 (2.22%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.41%) EPoS
4 7 (5.19%) Life Science
5 3 (2.22%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.48%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.44%) Scrum
2 33 (24.44%) Business Analysis
3 30 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 29 (21.48%) UML
5 27 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (17.78%) Project Management
7 22 (16.30%) Test Scripting
7 22 (16.30%) System Testing
7 22 (16.30%) Kanban
7 22 (16.30%) Test Automation
8 21 (15.56%) Software Testing
9 19 (14.07%) ITIL
10 17 (12.59%) Transition Management
11 15 (11.11%) ITSM
11 15 (11.11%) Service Management
12 14 (10.37%) Business Development
13 13 (9.63%) Change Management
14 11 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.48%) C
2 1 (0.74%) C#
2 1 (0.74%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (25.19%) ISTQB
2 20 (14.81%) Degree
3 11 (8.15%) CBAP
4 10 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.96%) VCP4
8 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.78%) QA
2 10 (7.41%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) IBM
2 10 (7.41%) SAP
2 10 (7.41%) HP
3 5 (3.70%) EMC
3 5 (3.70%) Citrix
3 5 (3.70%) Juniper
3 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 5 (3.70%) VMware
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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