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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.31% 3.48% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.54% 13.33% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £40,800 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
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
178 150 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.62% 26.13% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 159 131 72
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Finance
3 33 (43.42%) ISTQB
4 26 (34.21%) Test Scripting
5 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
6 15 (19.74%) Degree
7 14 (18.42%) SQL
7 14 (18.42%) Banking
7 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Business Analysis
7 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
8 13 (17.11%) Scrum
9 12 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 11 (14.47%) JIRA
11 10 (13.16%) ClearQuest
11 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
11 10 (13.16%) Validation
12 9 (11.84%) Project Management
12 9 (11.84%) System Testing
12 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
12 9 (11.84%) User Stories
13 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.53%) VirtualBox
13 8 (10.53%) T-Plan
13 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (9.21%) Java
14 7 (9.21%) MS Office
14 7 (9.21%) Advertising

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (1.32%) FileNet
1 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Project
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
1 2 (2.63%) SSL
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) JIRA
2 10 (13.16%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.63%) JBehave
4 2 (2.63%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.63%) Hudson
4 2 (2.63%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
4 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) JUnit
4 2 (2.63%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.32%) WATIR
General
1 34 (44.74%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.21%) Advertising
5 4 (5.26%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (69.74%) Analyst
2 34 (44.74%) Test Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Tester
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Test Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Financial Business Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Test Leader
12 1 (1.32%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) JSON
3 2 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) UNIX
2 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) Test Scripting
3 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
4 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 14 (18.42%) Business Analysis
4 14 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 13 (17.11%) Scrum
6 12 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Validation
8 9 (11.84%) Project Management
8 9 (11.84%) User Stories
8 9 (11.84%) System Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.21%) Test Planning
10 7 (9.21%) Use Case
11 6 (7.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.63%) XQuery
3 2 (2.63%) XPath
3 2 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) ISTQB
2 15 (19.74%) Degree
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.32%) IIBA
5 1 (1.32%) CBAP
5 1 (1.32%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) T-Plan
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Casewise
4 1 (1.32%) iRise