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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 25 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.76% 3.82% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.34% 15.63% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 9
Average salary £31,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,152 £23,550 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £44,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
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
153 96 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.01% 24.43% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 138 87 76
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £46,100 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cardiff

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Finance
3 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
3 16 (29.09%) Degree
4 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
6 11 (20.00%) Banking
7 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
8 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
9 8 (14.55%) C#
9 8 (14.55%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) .NET
11 6 (10.91%) WinForms
11 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.91%) Windows
11 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
11 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
11 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
12 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
12 5 (9.09%) Workflow
12 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (9.09%) Validation
12 5 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
12 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
13 4 (7.27%) Retail
13 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
13 4 (7.27%) MS Visio

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) DB2
1 1 (1.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) WATIR
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.82%) Toad
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Test Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Business Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Manual Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Business Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Junior
9 2 (3.64%) Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Lead Business Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) WinForms
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.36%) Manual Testing
4 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 5 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Use Case
8 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) ISTQB
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.45%) APMG
4 1 (1.82%) IIBA
4 1 (1.82%) CBAP
4 1 (1.82%) APMP
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Casewise
3 2 (3.64%) Telerik
3 2 (3.64%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (3.64%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle