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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 63 54 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.49% 3.00% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.35% 10.57% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 19
Average salary £35,000 £47,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +44.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £30,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
555 511 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.73% 28.34% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 420 448 412
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,500
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 6 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) ISTQB
3 36 (26.87%) PRINCE2
4 33 (24.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
6 29 (21.64%) Test Automation
7 28 (20.90%) Finance
7 28 (20.90%) Scrum
8 27 (20.15%) System Testing
9 26 (19.40%) ITIL
10 25 (18.66%) QA
11 24 (17.91%) Kanban
11 24 (17.91%) UML
12 23 (17.16%) Software Testing
13 21 (15.67%) Project Management
14 20 (14.93%) Transition Management
15 19 (14.18%) Service Management
15 19 (14.18%) Banking
15 19 (14.18%) Business Analysis
15 19 (14.18%) Degree
16 18 (13.43%) ITSM
16 18 (13.43%) Law
17 17 (12.69%) Business Development
18 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
18 13 (9.70%) FATCA
19 12 (8.96%) Automated Testing
19 12 (8.96%) Life Science
19 12 (8.96%) Manual Testing
19 12 (8.96%) Information Assurance
19 12 (8.96%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) SAN
1 1 (0.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (6.72%) Selenium
3 6 (4.48%) JIRA
4 5 (3.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.24%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.24%) FitNesse
5 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) JMeter
6 2 (1.49%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.75%) Ranorex
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 19 (14.18%) Banking
3 18 (13.43%) Law
4 9 (6.72%) Retail
5 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.49%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (59.70%) Analyst
2 35 (26.12%) Business Analyst
3 34 (25.37%) Test Analyst
4 24 (17.91%) Agile Business Analyst
5 22 (16.42%) Transition Manager
6 13 (9.70%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.46%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.22%) Tester
9 6 (4.48%) QA Tester
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (1.49%) Head of IT
11 2 (1.49%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (1.49%) Automated Test Analyst
11 2 (1.49%) Automation Test Analyst
12 1 (0.75%) Lead Tester
12 1 (0.75%) Service Transition Manager
12 1 (0.75%) Software Test Analyst
12 1 (0.75%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.75%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) XSD
2 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Life Science
2 11 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.46%) EPoS
4 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Windows
2 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.24%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.87%) PRINCE2
3 33 (24.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
5 29 (21.64%) Test Automation
6 28 (20.90%) Scrum
7 27 (20.15%) System Testing
8 26 (19.40%) ITIL
9 24 (17.91%) UML
9 24 (17.91%) Kanban
10 23 (17.16%) Software Testing
11 21 (15.67%) Project Management
12 20 (14.93%) Transition Management
13 19 (14.18%) Service Management
13 19 (14.18%) Business Analysis
14 18 (13.43%) ITSM
15 17 (12.69%) Business Development
16 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.96%) Automated Testing
17 12 (8.96%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.24%) C
2 2 (1.49%) C#
2 2 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (33.58%) ISTQB
2 19 (14.18%) Degree
3 9 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.99%) CBAP
4 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.66%) QA
2 13 (9.70%) FATCA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) SAP
1 10 (7.46%) IBM
2 6 (4.48%) HP
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.49%) Telerik
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) EMC
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) Juniper
5 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
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