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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 74 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.16% 2.82% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.31% 10.17% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 22
Average salary £35,000 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
556 462 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.25% 27.73% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 436 409 390
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 31 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) ISTQB
3 37 (25.87%) Finance
4 33 (23.08%) Scrum
5 32 (22.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (21.68%) PRINCE2
7 30 (20.98%) Business Analysis
8 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
8 28 (19.58%) UML
8 28 (19.58%) Test Automation
9 27 (18.88%) QA
10 26 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 25 (17.48%) System Testing
12 24 (16.78%) Kanban
13 22 (15.38%) Project Management
14 21 (14.69%) ITIL
14 21 (14.69%) Degree
15 19 (13.29%) Banking
16 17 (11.89%) Transition Management
17 16 (11.19%) Service Management
18 15 (10.49%) Law
18 15 (10.49%) ITSM
18 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (9.79%) Business Development
20 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
20 13 (9.09%) Change Management
20 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
20 13 (9.09%) FATCA
21 12 (8.39%) Information Assurance
21 12 (8.39%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) SAN
1 3 (2.10%) NAS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Selenium
2 8 (5.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.90%) JIRA
4 5 (3.50%) Subversion
5 3 (2.10%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.10%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.40%) JMeter
6 2 (1.40%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.70%) Ranorex
General
1 37 (25.87%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Banking
3 15 (10.49%) Law
4 12 (8.39%) Retail
5 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.10%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.40%) Billing
7 2 (1.40%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (61.54%) Analyst
2 47 (32.87%) Business Analyst
3 30 (20.98%) Test Analyst
4 24 (16.78%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (11.19%) Transition Manager
6 15 (10.49%) Test Manager
7 11 (7.69%) Tester
8 10 (6.99%) Solutions Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.90%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.90%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.80%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) Service Transition Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (2.10%) Architect
12 3 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.10%) Data Centre Manager
13 2 (1.40%) Head of IT
14 1 (0.70%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) XSD
2 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.99%) EPoS
3 10 (6.99%) Life Science
4 3 (2.10%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.40%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) Open Source
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.08%) Scrum
3 32 (22.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (21.68%) PRINCE2
5 30 (20.98%) Business Analysis
6 28 (19.58%) UML
6 28 (19.58%) Test Scripting
6 28 (19.58%) Test Automation
7 26 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 25 (17.48%) System Testing
9 24 (16.78%) Kanban
10 22 (15.38%) Project Management
11 21 (14.69%) ITIL
12 17 (11.89%) Transition Management
13 16 (11.19%) Service Management
14 15 (10.49%) ITSM
15 14 (9.79%) Business Development
16 13 (9.09%) Change Management
16 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.39%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.10%) C
2 2 (1.40%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (31.47%) ISTQB
2 21 (14.69%) Degree
3 11 (7.69%) CBAP
3 11 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.10%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (18.88%) QA
2 13 (9.09%) FATCA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.99%) SAP
1 10 (6.99%) IBM
2 7 (4.90%) HP
3 3 (2.10%) EMC
3 3 (2.10%) Citrix
3 3 (2.10%) Juniper
3 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.10%) VMware
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco
4 2 (1.40%) Telerik
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Depending upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago