The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 79 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 110 110 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.00% 3.35% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 12.29% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 99 64 121
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £30,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,350 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1066 895 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.07% 27.29% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 886 742 954
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

ISEB Salary Trend in the East Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

ISEB
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +15 49 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Nottinghamshire -36 27 £32,500 - 3
Leicestershire +8 15 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Derbyshire -15 6 £41,250 -21.42%
Lincolnshire - 4 £35,500 - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 75 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.89%) ISTQB
3 55 (24.55%) QA
4 52 (23.21%) Degree
5 51 (22.77%) Finance
5 51 (22.77%) Business Analysis
6 50 (22.32%) Test Scripting
7 48 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (20.54%) Automated Testing
9 41 (18.30%) Software Testing
10 40 (17.86%) SQL
11 34 (15.18%) Selenium
12 31 (13.84%) Manual Testing
12 31 (13.84%) Java
12 31 (13.84%) C#
13 30 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (12.95%) XML
15 26 (11.61%) Project Management
15 26 (11.61%) Regression Testing
16 25 (11.16%) CBAP
17 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (9.82%) PRINCE2
19 21 (9.38%) Retail
19 21 (9.38%) Automation Testing
19 21 (9.38%) Test Strategy
20 20 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
21 19 (8.48%) Test Automation
22 18 (8.04%) Computer Science
22 18 (8.04%) NUnit

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.89%) Apache
1 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (15.18%) Selenium
2 18 (8.04%) NUnit
3 10 (4.46%) TestComplete
3 10 (4.46%) JUnit
4 8 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (2.68%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.23%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.34%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.34%) JIRA
8 3 (1.34%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.89%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.89%) Toad
10 1 (0.45%) Mocha
General
1 51 (22.77%) Finance
2 21 (9.38%) Retail
3 13 (5.80%) Banking
4 7 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.68%) Marketing
6 3 (1.34%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 140 (62.50%) Analyst
2 70 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 53 (23.66%) Business Analyst
4 38 (16.96%) Tester
5 36 (16.07%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (11.16%) Software Tester
7 21 (9.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 14 (6.25%) Test Manager
9 13 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 12 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (4.91%) Consultant
11 11 (4.91%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.91%) Test Consultant
11 11 (4.91%) Senior Tester
12 10 (4.46%) Developer
13 9 (4.02%) Test Leader
13 9 (4.02%) Automated Test Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.95%) XML
2 14 (6.25%) HTML
3 13 (5.80%) XSD
4 12 (5.36%) Web Services
5 9 (4.02%) .NET
6 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.34%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.89%) WCF
8 2 (0.89%) WPF
8 2 (0.89%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.89%) HTML5
9 1 (0.45%) Velocity
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.13%) VHDL
4 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.79%) NHS
6 3 (1.34%) PMI
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Online Games
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.70%) Windows
2 12 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.89%) Solaris
3 2 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.77%) Business Analysis
3 50 (22.32%) Test Scripting
4 46 (20.54%) Automated Testing
5 41 (18.30%) Software Testing
6 31 (13.84%) Manual Testing
7 30 (13.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (11.61%) Project Management
8 26 (11.61%) Regression Testing
9 24 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.82%) PRINCE2
11 21 (9.38%) Automation Testing
11 21 (9.38%) Test Strategy
12 19 (8.48%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.59%) Test Management
14 16 (7.14%) Scrum
15 14 (6.25%) Mentoring
16 13 (5.80%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
17 11 (4.91%) Software Engineering
17 11 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.86%) SQL
2 31 (13.84%) Java
2 31 (13.84%) C#
3 14 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.46%) C++
5 7 (3.13%) C
5 7 (3.13%) Python
6 5 (2.23%) VBScript
6 5 (2.23%) VB
7 3 (1.34%) Perl
7 3 (1.34%) Ruby
7 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (25.89%) ISTQB
2 52 (23.21%) Degree
3 29 (12.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (11.16%) CBAP
5 17 (7.59%) IIBA
6 3 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (24.55%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle
3 10 (4.46%) HP
4 9 (4.02%) SAP
5 2 (0.89%) VMware
5 2 (0.89%) Sage
5 2 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.45%) Pegasus
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K PA
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Smart Recruit Online
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + See job spec
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Unspecified Competitive basic, plus up to 20% bonus, private healthcar
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 25 days ago