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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.64% 1.99% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 5.47% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 7
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
110 128 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.02% 36.36% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 93 104 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,450 £29,766
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

ISEB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) People Management
5 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) .NET
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification