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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 79 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 52 52 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.82% 2.72% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 9.68% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 22
Average salary £39,250 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.59% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £26,850 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
578 537 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.34% 28.06% 31.47%
Number of salaries quoted 438 475 433
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.61%) ISTQB
3 38 (28.79%) Test Scripting
4 37 (28.03%) PRINCE2
5 31 (23.48%) Software Testing
6 30 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (21.97%) ITIL
8 28 (21.21%) QA
8 28 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 26 (19.70%) Finance
10 25 (18.94%) System Testing
11 23 (17.42%) Scrum
12 22 (16.67%) UML
12 22 (16.67%) Degree
12 22 (16.67%) Kanban
12 22 (16.67%) Transition Management
13 21 (15.91%) Project Management
13 21 (15.91%) Service Management
14 20 (15.15%) ITSM
14 20 (15.15%) Law
14 20 (15.15%) Automated Testing
14 20 (15.15%) Banking
15 19 (14.39%) Business Development
16 16 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (10.61%) Business Analysis
17 14 (10.61%) Life Science
18 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (9.85%) FATCA
19 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
19 12 (9.09%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) JIRA
1 10 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (6.06%) Selenium
3 5 (3.79%) Subversion
4 4 (3.03%) FitNesse
4 4 (3.03%) Bugzilla
5 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.52%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.52%) JMeter
7 1 (0.76%) Ranorex
General
1 26 (19.70%) Finance
2 20 (15.15%) Law
2 20 (15.15%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Retail
3 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.03%) Games
5 3 (2.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (51.52%) Analyst
2 32 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 27 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 25 (18.94%) Transition Manager
5 22 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Test Manager
7 12 (9.09%) Tester
8 9 (6.82%) Solutions Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.79%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (1.52%) Automated Test Analyst
12 2 (1.52%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (1.52%) Head of IT
12 2 (1.52%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (1.52%) Consultant
13 1 (0.76%) Service Manager
13 1 (0.76%) Software Tester
13 1 (0.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.03%) .NET
2 3 (2.27%) HTML
2 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Life Science
2 13 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.82%) EPoS
4 8 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.27%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.79%) Test Scripting
3 37 (28.03%) PRINCE2
4 31 (23.48%) Software Testing
5 30 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (21.97%) ITIL
7 28 (21.21%) Test Automation
8 25 (18.94%) System Testing
9 23 (17.42%) Scrum
10 22 (16.67%) UML
10 22 (16.67%) Kanban
10 22 (16.67%) Transition Management
11 21 (15.91%) Project Management
11 21 (15.91%) Service Management
12 20 (15.15%) ITSM
12 20 (15.15%) Automated Testing
13 19 (14.39%) Business Development
14 14 (10.61%) Business Analysis
15 12 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 12 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.03%) C
2 3 (2.27%) C#
2 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (35.61%) ISTQB
2 22 (16.67%) Degree
3 16 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.52%) CBAP
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.21%) QA
2 13 (9.85%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.82%) IBM
1 9 (6.82%) SAP
2 5 (3.79%) HP
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Telerik
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