The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.88% 2.14% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.19% 31.25% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
42 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.46% 6.84% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 18
Average salary £30,120 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.40% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ISEB
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Halifax

ISEB
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Software Asset Management
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) VCP4

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Software Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Asset Management
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Asset Management
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) VMware