The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 57 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.83% 2.15% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 6.83% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 23
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,400 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
677 644 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.63% 31.46% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 574 401
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,325 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
West Midlands

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 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 37 (32.74%) Project Management
2 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 33 (29.20%) ITIL
3 32 (28.32%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Transition Management
5 29 (25.66%) Service Management
6 28 (24.78%) ITSM
7 24 (21.24%) Business Development
8 23 (20.35%) ISTQB
8 23 (20.35%) Law
9 21 (18.58%) Degree
10 20 (17.70%) Business Analysis
11 18 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (15.93%) Test Scripting
12 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
13 15 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (12.39%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (11.50%) Banking
16 12 (10.62%) SQL
17 11 (9.73%) CBAP
18 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
18 10 (8.85%) Change Management
18 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
19 9 (7.96%) QA
19 9 (7.96%) Test Management
19 9 (7.96%) Test Strategy
20 8 (7.08%) Manual Testing
20 8 (7.08%) Use Case
20 8 (7.08%) MS Visio

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (7.08%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) MS Office
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.88%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) OLAP
3 1 (0.88%) DataStage
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.42%) Selenium
3 4 (3.54%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.65%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (20.35%) Law
3 13 (11.50%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Billing
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (53.98%) Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Business Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Test Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Transition Manager
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Manager
4 16 (14.16%) Service Manager
4 16 (14.16%) Service Transition Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Test Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Service Manager
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Business Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.65%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) XSD
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.54%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.54%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.77%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) UNIX
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) Project Management
2 33 (29.20%) ITIL
3 32 (28.32%) PRINCE2
4 30 (26.55%) Transition Management
5 29 (25.66%) Service Management
6 28 (24.78%) ITSM
7 24 (21.24%) Business Development
8 20 (17.70%) Business Analysis
9 18 (15.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (15.93%) Test Scripting
10 16 (14.16%) Software Testing
11 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.85%) Change Management
13 9 (7.96%) Test Management
13 9 (7.96%) Test Strategy
14 8 (7.08%) Manual Testing
14 8 (7.08%) Use Case
15 7 (6.19%) UML
15 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) Java
2 4 (3.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) ISTQB
2 21 (18.58%) Degree
3 15 (13.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.73%) CBAP
5 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle
2 7 (6.19%) HP
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
3 4 (3.54%) Symantec
3 4 (3.54%) Citrix
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
Posted: 26 days ago