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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 40 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 27 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.46% 3.43% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.31% 11.90% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 10
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
156 168 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.74% 28.82% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 140 145 86
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) Finance
3 28 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 23 (32.86%) Test Scripting
5 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
6 14 (20.00%) Banking
6 14 (20.00%) Degree
7 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
8 12 (17.14%) Scrum
8 12 (17.14%) SQL
8 12 (17.14%) Automation Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
10 10 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.29%) JIRA
10 10 (14.29%) Validation
10 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.86%) User Stories
12 8 (11.43%) T-Plan
12 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.43%) ClearQuest
12 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (11.43%) VirtualBox
12 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
13 7 (10.00%) Use Case
13 7 (10.00%) System Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.00%) Project Management
13 7 (10.00%) MS Office
13 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (10.00%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.43%) FileNet
1 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (11.43%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.86%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.86%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Hudson
4 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.43%) JBehave
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Welsh Language
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Analyst
2 31 (44.29%) Test Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (15.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Tester
11 2 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.43%) Senior Business Analyst
12 1 (1.43%) Test Team Leader
12 1 (1.43%) Team Leader
12 1 (1.43%) Technical Test Analyst
12 1 (1.43%) Technical Analyst
12 1 (1.43%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) XML
3 1 (1.43%) SOAP
3 1 (1.43%) RESTful
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Test Scripting
3 18 (25.71%) Software Testing
4 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
5 12 (17.14%) Scrum
5 12 (17.14%) Automation Testing
6 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
7 10 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Validation
8 9 (12.86%) User Stories
9 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.00%) Use Case
10 7 (10.00%) System Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.00%) Project Management
10 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.00%) Test Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) XQuery
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Groovy
3 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.43%) APMG
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) IIBA
5 1 (1.43%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) T-Plan
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) iRise
4 1 (1.43%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
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