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 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 37 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 44 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.33% 5.93% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.38% 18.26% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 24
Average salary £33,173 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
227 219 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.52% 32.44% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 201 190 117
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 57 (89.06%) Finance
2 27 (42.19%) Business Analysis
3 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) Degree
5 19 (29.69%) PRINCE
5 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
6 18 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (25.00%) Banking
8 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
9 14 (21.88%) MS Visio
9 14 (21.88%) Project Management
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (17.19%) Validation
11 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
12 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.06%) Advertising
13 9 (14.06%) Casewise
13 9 (14.06%) SOAP
13 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
14 8 (12.50%) UML
14 8 (12.50%) .NET
14 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 7 (10.94%) OO
15 7 (10.94%) Use Case
15 7 (10.94%) Coaching
16 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (9.38%) MS Project
17 5 (7.81%) XML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.38%) MS Project
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.81%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.25%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (89.06%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 9 (14.06%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (89.06%) Analyst
2 29 (45.31%) Business Analyst
3 28 (43.75%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Project Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Tester
8 1 (1.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) SOAP
2 8 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Business Analysis
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) PRINCE2
3 19 (29.69%) PRINCE
4 18 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 14 (21.88%) Project Management
6 11 (17.19%) Validation
6 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.50%) UML
7 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Use Case
8 7 (10.94%) OO
8 7 (10.94%) Coaching
9 5 (7.81%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Migration
10 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 11 (17.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.69%) APMG
6 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Casewise
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) HP
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
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