The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.43% 2.41% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 7.94% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £35,750 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
ISEB
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 126 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.29% 30.36% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 130 97 110
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,100 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheltenham region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Cheltenham

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (64.86%) ISTQB
2 14 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
2 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
3 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Python
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
6 9 (24.32%) Unix
6 9 (24.32%) C
6 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (24.32%) QA
6 9 (24.32%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
7 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 6 (16.22%) Ruby
9 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
3 6 (16.22%) RSpec
4 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
5 2 (5.41%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Systems Tester
5 7 (18.92%) Test Manager
6 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Internet of Things
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) PMI
2 3 (8.11%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
2 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
3 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) SDLC
5 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
6 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Management
7 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
7 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management
8 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) C
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
5 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) VB
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) DV Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy
2 2 (5.41%) Sybase
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Cognos
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle