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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.54% 1.86% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.67% 7.41% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
150 108 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.78% 25.17% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 110 85 59
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 42 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 30 (61.22%) Test Scripting
3 28 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 23 (46.94%) C
4 23 (46.94%) Requirements Analysis
5 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.65%) Finance
7 13 (26.53%) Selenium
8 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.45%) QA
9 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) XML
10 8 (16.33%) Java
10 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 8 (16.33%) Python
10 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.29%) C#
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 7 (14.29%) SDLC
11 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 6 (12.24%) Wealth Management
12 6 (12.24%) Reinsurance
12 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) ClearQuest
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.08%) RSpec
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Tester
2 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 23 (46.94%) Systems Tester
3 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Software Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) UAT Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Healthcare Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.12%) XML Messaging
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) PMI
1 6 (12.24%) Reinsurance
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Test Scripting
2 28 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 23 (46.94%) Requirements Analysis
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.24%) Wealth Management
9 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.20%) Service Management
9 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.16%) MVC
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C
2 8 (16.33%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) Python
2 8 (16.33%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.37%) DV Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.24%) Degree
4 6 (12.24%) PMI Certification
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix
2 2 (4.08%) Remedy
2 2 (4.08%) Sybase
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos
3 1 (2.04%) HP