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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 0.51% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 1.72% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £27,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
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
70 58 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.93% 29.74% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 105
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (46.67%) PMI
2 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (13.33%) WatiN
5 2 (13.33%) TestComplete

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (13.33%) WATIR
2 2 (13.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (13.33%) WatiN
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) PMI
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 7 (46.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP