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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 92 57 94
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +37
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 47 62 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.33% 3.27% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 10.49% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 28
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £26,800 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
648 591 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.11% 31.15% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 509 516 542
Average salary £47,000 £47,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,012 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (44.63%) ISTQB
2 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.88%) Software Testing
4 40 (33.06%) Test Scripting
5 37 (30.58%) QA
6 30 (24.79%) PRINCE2
7 26 (21.49%) ITIL
8 25 (20.66%) Finance
9 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing
9 23 (19.01%) Degree
10 22 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (17.36%) Project Management
12 20 (16.53%) Service Management
13 19 (15.70%) Law
13 19 (15.70%) ITSM
13 19 (15.70%) System Testing
13 19 (15.70%) Business Development
13 19 (15.70%) Banking
13 19 (15.70%) Transition Management
14 18 (14.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 18 (14.88%) Scrum
15 15 (12.40%) UML
15 15 (12.40%) Kanban
16 14 (11.57%) Life Science
17 13 (10.74%) Security Testing
17 13 (10.74%) Integration Testing
17 13 (10.74%) Information Assurance
17 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.74%) FATCA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) HP UFT
1 12 (9.92%) Selenium
2 11 (9.09%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) FitNesse
3 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.13%) Bugzilla
3 5 (4.13%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.65%) JMeter
5 2 (1.65%) Ranorex
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Law
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 12 (9.92%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Analyst
2 31 (25.62%) Test Analyst
3 24 (19.83%) Transition Manager
4 18 (14.88%) Tester
5 16 (13.22%) Business Analyst
6 15 (12.40%) Agile Business Analyst
7 12 (9.92%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.61%) QA Tester
9 6 (4.96%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (1.65%) Consultant
12 2 (1.65%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (1.65%) Automated Test Analyst
12 2 (1.65%) Automation Test Analyst
13 1 (0.83%) Lead Tester
13 1 (0.83%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
13 1 (0.83%) Senior Oracle HRMS Consultant
13 1 (0.83%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) .NET
2 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.79%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Life Science
2 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) EPoS
4 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.88%) Software Testing
3 40 (33.06%) Test Scripting
4 30 (24.79%) PRINCE2
5 26 (21.49%) ITIL
6 23 (19.01%) Automated Testing
7 22 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 21 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (17.36%) Project Management
9 20 (16.53%) Service Management
10 19 (15.70%) ITSM
10 19 (15.70%) Business Development
10 19 (15.70%) System Testing
10 19 (15.70%) Transition Management
11 18 (14.88%) Scrum
12 15 (12.40%) UML
12 15 (12.40%) Kanban
13 13 (10.74%) Information Assurance
13 13 (10.74%) Integration Testing
13 13 (10.74%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) C#
1 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.79%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.13%) C
4 2 (1.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.65%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (44.63%) ISTQB
2 23 (19.01%) Degree
3 18 (14.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (30.58%) QA
2 13 (10.74%) FATCA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) SAP
1 6 (4.96%) IBM
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) HP
3 1 (0.83%) Telerik
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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