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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.28% 2.59% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% 10.00% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
96 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.36% 25.93% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 47
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 16 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Performance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
5 7 (31.82%) C
5 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) C#
9 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
9 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Back Office
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) QA
9 2 (9.09%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Systems Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Performance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 7 (31.82%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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