The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 90 94 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 91 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.61% 2.77% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 10.84% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 89 80 87
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,969 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
800 941 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.92% 25.56% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 648 790 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

ISEB
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Leeds

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 123 (56.94%) SQL
2 122 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (46.76%) SDLC
4 84 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 79 (36.57%) Regression Testing
6 76 (35.19%) Integration Testing
7 66 (30.56%) Test Strategy
8 65 (30.09%) Test Scripting
9 63 (29.17%) Java
10 60 (27.78%) UNIX
11 58 (26.85%) Compatibility Testing
12 56 (25.93%) C#
13 50 (23.15%) System Testing
14 47 (21.76%) Software Testing
15 46 (21.30%) System Integration Testing
16 44 (20.37%) QA
17 40 (18.52%) Test Automation
18 38 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (17.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 37 (17.13%) Finance
20 35 (16.20%) Test Management
21 29 (13.43%) Business Analysis
22 25 (11.57%) Automated Testing
22 25 (11.57%) HP
23 22 (10.19%) MS Office
23 22 (10.19%) Selenium
24 21 (9.72%) Oracle
24 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
25 20 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
25 20 (9.26%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (10.19%) MS Office
2 16 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) WAN
1 13 (6.02%) DNS
1 13 (6.02%) MPLS
1 13 (6.02%) IP Telephony
1 13 (6.02%) Unified Communications
2 11 (5.09%) NAS
2 11 (5.09%) VPN
3 2 (0.93%) Intranet
3 2 (0.93%) OSPF
3 2 (0.93%) BGP
3 2 (0.93%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
3 2 (0.93%) VoIP
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (5.09%) NoSQL
1 11 (5.09%) Riak
1 11 (5.09%) MySQL
2 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Selenium
2 20 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.63%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.70%) JIRA
5 7 (3.24%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 5 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (2.31%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.85%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.85%) JMeter
8 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.46%) Firebug
11 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 10 (4.63%) Retail
3 9 (4.17%) Marketing
4 4 (1.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (37.50%) Analyst
2 56 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 45 (20.83%) Tester
4 30 (13.89%) Test Manager
5 25 (11.57%) Business Analyst
6 24 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 21 (9.72%) Test Engineer
7 21 (9.72%) Test Leader
8 19 (8.80%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (7.87%) Senior Test Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) Software Engineer
11 14 (6.48%) Software Test Engineer
12 13 (6.02%) Systems Tester
12 13 (6.02%) Architect
12 13 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (4.17%) Team Leader
14 9 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
14 9 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
15 8 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.39%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.39%) SOAP
3 2 (0.93%) HTML
3 2 (0.93%) RESTful
4 1 (0.46%) Web Services
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) DOM
4 1 (0.46%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.48%) Client/Server
3 13 (6.02%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.31%) User Experience
5 4 (1.85%) GIS
5 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.78%) UNIX
2 19 (8.80%) Windows
3 13 (6.02%) Linux
3 13 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (56.48%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (46.76%) SDLC
3 79 (36.57%) Regression Testing
4 76 (35.19%) Integration Testing
5 66 (30.56%) Test Strategy
6 65 (30.09%) Test Scripting
7 58 (26.85%) Compatibility Testing
8 50 (23.15%) System Testing
9 47 (21.76%) Software Testing
10 46 (21.30%) System Integration Testing
11 40 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 38 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (16.20%) Test Management
14 29 (13.43%) Business Analysis
15 25 (11.57%) Automated Testing
16 19 (8.80%) ITIL
17 18 (8.33%) Functional Testing
18 16 (7.41%) Manual Testing
19 15 (6.94%) Waterfall
19 15 (6.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (56.94%) SQL
2 63 (29.17%) Java
3 56 (25.93%) C#
4 5 (2.31%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 38 (17.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (5.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (3.70%) Degree
6 3 (1.39%) APMG
7 2 (0.93%) CISSP
7 2 (0.93%) CISM
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.37%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (6.02%) Active Directory
1 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.09%) VMware ESX
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (0.93%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) HP
2 21 (9.72%) Oracle
2 21 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.94%) IBM
4 13 (6.02%) Cisco
4 13 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.02%) VMware
4 13 (6.02%) F5
5 11 (5.09%) NetApp
5 11 (5.09%) Infoblox
5 11 (5.09%) EMC
6 5 (2.31%) Citrix
7 2 (0.93%) CA
7 2 (0.93%) Riverbed
7 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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