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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 50 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.55% 2.49% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.74% 7.23% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 43
Average salary £30,000 £48,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.82% +46.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £29,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
646 733 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.01% 34.41% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 531 635 592
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (41.58%) ISTQB
1 42 (41.58%) QA
2 39 (38.61%) Software Testing
3 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (30.69%) Degree
5 28 (27.72%) ITIL
6 27 (26.73%) Automated Testing
7 26 (25.74%) PRINCE2
8 25 (24.75%) Test Scripting
9 23 (22.77%) Project Management
10 22 (21.78%) Service Management
11 21 (20.79%) ITSM
11 21 (20.79%) Law
11 21 (20.79%) Business Development
11 21 (20.79%) Transition Management
12 20 (19.80%) Finance
13 19 (18.81%) C#
14 18 (17.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (17.82%) SDLC
15 16 (15.84%) .NET
15 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
15 16 (15.84%) Life Science
16 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
17 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET
18 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
18 13 (12.87%) Manual Testing
19 12 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (11.88%) HTML
19 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
20 11 (10.89%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.99%) Agresso
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Selenium
2 10 (9.90%) HP UFT
3 9 (8.91%) JIRA
4 7 (6.93%) Bugzilla
4 7 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.97%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.98%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.98%) JMeter
7 2 (1.98%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 21 (20.79%) Law
2 20 (19.80%) Finance
3 16 (15.84%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.92%) Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Games
6 3 (2.97%) Retail
7 2 (1.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Analyst
2 26 (25.74%) Transition Manager
3 22 (21.78%) Tester
4 21 (20.79%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) QA Tester
7 6 (5.94%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (1.98%) Junior
11 2 (1.98%) Test Manager
11 2 (1.98%) Test Leader
11 2 (1.98%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (1.98%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (1.98%) Test Consultant
11 2 (1.98%) Automated Test Analyst
12 1 (0.99%) Testing Consultant
12 1 (0.99%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) .NET
2 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Life Science
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.98%) PMI
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.97%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.61%) Software Testing
2 38 (37.62%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.72%) ITIL
4 27 (26.73%) Automated Testing
5 26 (25.74%) PRINCE2
6 25 (24.75%) Test Scripting
7 23 (22.77%) Project Management
8 22 (21.78%) Service Management
9 21 (20.79%) ITSM
9 21 (20.79%) Business Development
9 21 (20.79%) Transition Management
10 18 (17.82%) SDLC
11 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
12 13 (12.87%) Manual Testing
13 12 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (10.89%) Test Automation
15 10 (9.90%) Integration Testing
16 8 (7.92%) Scrum
16 8 (7.92%) Business Analysis
17 7 (6.93%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) C#
2 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.96%) Java
5 3 (2.97%) C
6 2 (1.98%) SQL
7 1 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) ISTQB
2 31 (30.69%) Degree
3 18 (17.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (41.58%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) FATCA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) HP
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Telerik
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