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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 46 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.50% 6.31% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.91% 19.90% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 16
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,700 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
220 206 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.32% 31.69% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 202 185 123
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (77.46%) Finance
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Business Analysis
4 20 (28.17%) Degree
4 20 (28.17%) SQL
5 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
5 19 (26.76%) PRINCE
6 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
7 16 (22.54%) Software Testing
8 15 (21.13%) Automation Testing
8 15 (21.13%) Test Scripting
9 14 (19.72%) MS Visio
9 14 (19.72%) Project Management
10 12 (16.90%) Banking
11 11 (15.49%) ISEB Practitioner
12 10 (14.08%) SOAP
12 10 (14.08%) SoapUI
13 9 (12.68%) .NET
13 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.68%) Casewise
13 9 (12.68%) Advertising
13 9 (12.68%) Scrum
14 7 (9.86%) Validation
14 7 (9.86%) UML
14 7 (9.86%) SDLC
14 7 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (9.86%) Coaching
15 6 (8.45%) Use Case
15 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Project
3 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.04%) ClearCase
2 5 (7.04%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 55 (77.46%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Advertising
4 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Analyst
2 30 (42.25%) Business Analyst
3 29 (40.85%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Software Tester
6 6 (8.45%) Tester
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Project Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.41%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) SOAP
2 9 (12.68%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
1 5 (7.04%) Android
1 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Business Analysis
3 19 (26.76%) PRINCE
3 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
4 16 (22.54%) Software Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Test Scripting
5 15 (21.13%) Automation Testing
6 14 (19.72%) Project Management
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) Validation
8 7 (9.86%) UML
8 7 (9.86%) Coaching
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 6 (8.45%) Use Case
9 6 (8.45%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.04%) Resource Management
10 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Degree
2 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
3 11 (15.49%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.23%) APMG
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
1 9 (12.68%) Casewise
2 1 (1.41%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 20 days ago