The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 31 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.32% 2.95% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.90% 12.06% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 9
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,750 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £42,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -1.38%
ISEB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
206 141 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.74% 24.44% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 185 123 72
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Cardiff

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 38 (44.71%) ISTQB
2 36 (42.35%) Finance
3 28 (32.94%) Test Scripting
4 23 (27.06%) Software Testing
5 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
6 15 (17.65%) SQL
6 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Degree
7 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
7 14 (16.47%) Banking
7 14 (16.47%) Scrum
8 13 (15.29%) Validation
8 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.12%) Project Management
9 12 (14.12%) Automation Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.94%) JIRA
11 10 (11.76%) System Testing
11 10 (11.76%) ClearQuest
11 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
12 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.59%) User Stories
13 8 (9.41%) T-Plan
13 8 (9.41%) VirtualBox
13 8 (9.41%) PRINCE
13 8 (9.41%) MS Project
14 7 (8.24%) MS Office
14 7 (8.24%) Java
14 7 (8.24%) Advertising

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) FileNet
1 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Project
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
1 2 (2.35%) SSL
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 10 (11.76%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.35%) JBehave
4 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.35%) Hudson
4 2 (2.35%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.35%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.35%) Maven
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.35%) RequisitePro
4 2 (2.35%) Ant
4 2 (2.35%) JUnit
General
1 36 (42.35%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.24%) Advertising
5 4 (4.71%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Analyst
2 37 (43.53%) Test Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Business Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Tester
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Resource Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.35%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Lead Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Test Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) JSON
3 2 (2.35%) XML
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.18%) Statistics
2 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Test Scripting
2 23 (27.06%) Software Testing
3 16 (18.82%) Test Strategy
4 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
5 14 (16.47%) Scrum
6 13 (15.29%) Validation
6 13 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (14.12%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) Automation Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.76%) System Testing
10 9 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.59%) User Stories
11 8 (9.41%) PRINCE
12 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.24%) Use Case
13 6 (7.06%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) XPath
3 2 (2.35%) Groovy
3 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.35%) XQuery
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) ISTQB
2 15 (17.65%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.18%) APMG
5 1 (1.18%) IIBA
5 1 (1.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) T-Plan
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Casewise
4 1 (1.18%) iRise
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