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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 81 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 51 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 2.91% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 8.73% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 55 38
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £29,100 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £63,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
691 664 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.07% 33.35% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 556 583 575
Average salary £47,500 £47,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +2.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (48.70%) ISTQB
2 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (37.39%) Software Testing
4 39 (33.91%) QA
5 31 (26.96%) Test Scripting
6 28 (24.35%) PRINCE2
7 27 (23.48%) ITIL
8 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
9 25 (21.74%) Finance
10 24 (20.87%) Degree
11 22 (19.13%) Project Management
12 21 (18.26%) Service Management
13 20 (17.39%) Law
13 20 (17.39%) ITSM
13 20 (17.39%) Business Development
13 20 (17.39%) Transition Management
14 19 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
15 18 (15.65%) Banking
15 18 (15.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (13.04%) SDLC
16 15 (13.04%) System Testing
16 15 (13.04%) Performance Testing
16 15 (13.04%) Life Science
16 15 (13.04%) Manufacturing
16 15 (13.04%) .NET
17 14 (12.17%) C#
18 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET
18 13 (11.30%) Security Testing
18 13 (11.30%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.87%) Agresso
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Selenium
2 12 (10.43%) HP UFT
3 7 (6.09%) JIRA
4 5 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 5 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.74%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.74%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.74%) JMeter
7 1 (0.87%) Hudson
General
1 25 (21.74%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Law
3 18 (15.65%) Banking
4 15 (13.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (37.39%) Analyst
2 27 (23.48%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Transition Manager
4 22 (19.13%) Tester
5 13 (11.30%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.22%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Software Tester
9 5 (4.35%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Solutions Analyst
12 2 (1.74%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (1.74%) Automated Test Analyst
12 2 (1.74%) Consultant
12 2 (1.74%) Automation Analyst
13 1 (0.87%) Automation Engineer
13 1 (0.87%) Test Automation Engineer
13 1 (0.87%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Life Science
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.61%) EPoS
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.39%) Software Testing
3 31 (26.96%) Test Scripting
4 28 (24.35%) PRINCE2
5 27 (23.48%) ITIL
6 26 (22.61%) Automated Testing
7 22 (19.13%) Project Management
8 21 (18.26%) Service Management
9 20 (17.39%) ITSM
9 20 (17.39%) Business Development
9 20 (17.39%) Transition Management
10 19 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (15.65%) Test Automation
12 15 (13.04%) System Testing
12 15 (13.04%) Performance Testing
12 15 (13.04%) SDLC
13 13 (11.30%) Information Assurance
13 13 (11.30%) Security Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Integration Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) C#
2 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.57%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.35%) C
5 4 (3.48%) Java
6 2 (1.74%) SQL
7 1 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) Ruby
7 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (48.70%) ISTQB
2 24 (20.87%) Degree
3 18 (15.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (33.91%) QA
2 13 (11.30%) FATCA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.87%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) HP
2 3 (2.61%) SAP
2 3 (2.61%) IBM
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) Telerik
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