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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 40 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.54% 3.52% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 15.56% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
50 45 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 27.17% 22.61% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 7
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (52.94%) QlikView
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) Legal
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 5 (29.41%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Data Management
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 1 (5.88%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) UML
8 1 (5.88%) Cognos

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (52.94%) QlikView
2 8 (47.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos