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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 91 66 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 63 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.02% 2.97% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 10.62% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 16
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
838 593 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.24% 27.95% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 743 535 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,728 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £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 24 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 (40.74%) Project Management
2 33 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 31 (28.70%) ITIL
4 29 (26.85%) Transition Management
5 28 (25.93%) Service Management
6 27 (25.00%) ITSM
7 26 (24.07%) Finance
8 24 (22.22%) Degree
9 23 (21.30%) Business Development
9 23 (21.30%) Business Analysis
10 22 (20.37%) Law
11 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (16.67%) Use Case
13 18 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
14 17 (15.74%) Scrum
15 16 (14.81%) UML
16 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
16 15 (13.89%) IDEF
16 15 (13.89%) BPMN
16 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
16 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.89%) Requirements Management
17 14 (12.96%) Software Testing
17 14 (12.96%) HP
18 13 (12.04%) ISTQB
18 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (10.19%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) SAN
1 4 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) MySQL
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) JUnit
2 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 22 (20.37%) Law
3 7 (6.48%) Retail
4 6 (5.56%) Billing
5 5 (4.63%) Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Analyst
2 33 (30.56%) Business Analyst
3 29 (26.85%) Transition Manager
4 23 (21.30%) Test Analyst
4 23 (21.30%) Senior Manager
5 19 (17.59%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (14.81%) Service Manager
6 16 (14.81%) Architect
6 16 (14.81%) Service Transition Manager
7 15 (13.89%) Senior Business Analyst
8 13 (12.04%) Senior Service Manager
9 12 (11.11%) Business Architect
9 12 (11.11%) Senior Architect
10 8 (7.41%) Tester
10 8 (7.41%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Financial Business Analyst
11 5 (4.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 4 (3.70%) Data Centre Manager
12 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) XSD
2 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Project Management
2 33 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 31 (28.70%) ITIL
4 29 (26.85%) Transition Management
5 28 (25.93%) Service Management
6 27 (25.00%) ITSM
7 23 (21.30%) Business Analysis
7 23 (21.30%) Business Development
8 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (16.67%) Use Case
10 18 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
11 17 (15.74%) Scrum
12 16 (14.81%) UML
13 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
13 15 (13.89%) IDEF
13 15 (13.89%) BPMN
13 15 (13.89%) Requirements Management
14 14 (12.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Degree
2 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.63%) CBAP
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ACCA
8 1 (0.93%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) HP
2 8 (7.41%) VMware
2 8 (7.41%) Cisco
2 8 (7.41%) Citrix
3 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Juniper
4 4 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.70%) Symantec
4 4 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
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