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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 28 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.08% 3.12% 4.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.97% 14.58% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 14
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £29,129 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
187 144 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.22% 21.36% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 144 128 91
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 £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 45 (73.77%) Finance
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) SQL
4 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
5 17 (27.87%) SoapUI
5 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (27.87%) SOAP
6 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
6 16 (26.23%) SDLC
7 13 (21.31%) Degree
7 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
7 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
7 13 (21.31%) Advertising
8 12 (19.67%) Scrum
9 11 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
10 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
11 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (11.48%) QA
12 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
13 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.84%) Selenium
14 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
14 5 (8.20%) Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) SoapUI
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 4 (6.56%) ClearQuest
4 4 (6.56%) JMeter
5 3 (4.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 45 (73.77%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (85.25%) Analyst
2 39 (63.93%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Software Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Web Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (1.64%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) SOAP
2 5 (8.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) AS400
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
3 16 (26.23%) SDLC
4 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
4 13 (21.31%) Software Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Scrum
6 11 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 5 (8.20%) Project Management
11 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.56%) Use Case
12 4 (6.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (26.23%) ISTQB
3 13 (21.31%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.92%) CBAP
4 3 (4.92%) IIBA
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
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