The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 95 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -42
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 132 57 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.49% 2.05% 4.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.28% 8.80% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 119 51 90
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
864 648 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.83% 23.30% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 740 501 516
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
West Yorkshire

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 23 April 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 85 (40.28%) Test Scripting
2 78 (36.97%) Selenium
3 70 (33.18%) SQL
4 69 (32.70%) Software Testing
5 60 (28.44%) ISTQB
6 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (24.64%) QA
8 47 (22.27%) Java
9 44 (20.85%) Business Analysis
10 40 (18.96%) Automation Testing
11 39 (18.48%) BDD
11 39 (18.48%) Automated Testing
12 37 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
12 37 (17.54%) Scrum
13 36 (17.06%) Test Management
14 32 (15.17%) Finance
15 31 (14.69%) Microsoft
15 31 (14.69%) WebDriver
16 29 (13.74%) Test Strategy
17 28 (13.27%) .NET
17 28 (13.27%) TDD
18 25 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (11.85%) Test Automation
19 24 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (11.37%) MS Excel
19 24 (11.37%) Cucumber
19 24 (11.37%) User Stories
20 23 (10.90%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (10.90%) HP
21 22 (10.43%) Degree

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.47%) Lync
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) FTP
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (36.97%) Selenium
2 31 (14.69%) WebDriver
3 25 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (11.37%) Cucumber
5 22 (10.43%) SoapUI
6 16 (7.58%) FitNesse
7 15 (7.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 14 (6.64%) SpecFlow
9 9 (4.27%) LoadRunner
9 9 (4.27%) JUnit
9 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.79%) MSTest
11 3 (1.42%) JIRA
12 2 (0.95%) eggPlant
13 1 (0.47%) WATIR
13 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
13 1 (0.47%) Subversion
13 1 (0.47%) Maven
13 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.47%) Capybara
General
1 32 (15.17%) Finance
2 20 (9.48%) Banking
3 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.21%) Retail
5 9 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.27%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 143 (67.77%) Analyst
2 114 (54.03%) Test Analyst
3 36 (17.06%) Senior Analyst
4 35 (16.59%) Tester
5 29 (13.74%) Business Analyst
6 28 (13.27%) Automation Test Analyst
6 28 (13.27%) Automation Analyst
7 25 (11.85%) Senior Test Analyst
8 23 (10.90%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (5.69%) Test Manager
10 11 (5.21%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (4.74%) Consultant
11 10 (4.74%) Test Consultant
12 9 (4.27%) Automation Tester
12 9 (4.27%) Performance Consultant
12 9 (4.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 9 (4.27%) Performance Test Consultant
13 6 (2.84%) Selenium Tester
13 6 (2.84%) Manual Tester
14 5 (2.37%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.27%) .NET
2 20 (9.48%) XML
3 18 (8.53%) SOAP
4 13 (6.16%) Web Services
4 13 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.69%) XSD
6 11 (5.21%) WSDL
7 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.84%) WCF
8 5 (2.37%) CSS
9 4 (1.90%) WinForms
9 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.42%) HTML
10 3 (1.42%) Spring
11 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.47%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.90%) NHS
3 4 (1.90%) DTV
4 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.95%) IVR
5 1 (0.47%) iSeries
5 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.69%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.84%) UNIX
2 6 (2.84%) Windows
2 6 (2.84%) Linux
3 5 (2.37%) Ubuntu
3 5 (2.37%) CentOS
4 4 (1.90%) Android
4 4 (1.90%) Solaris
4 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.28%) Test Scripting
2 69 (32.70%) Software Testing
3 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (20.85%) Business Analysis
5 40 (18.96%) Automation Testing
6 39 (18.48%) BDD
6 39 (18.48%) Automated Testing
7 37 (17.54%) Scrum
8 36 (17.06%) Test Management
9 29 (13.74%) Test Strategy
10 28 (13.27%) TDD
11 25 (11.85%) Test Automation
12 24 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (11.37%) User Stories
13 23 (10.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (9.95%) Manual Testing
15 19 (9.00%) System Testing
16 18 (8.53%) Load Testing
16 18 (8.53%) Project Planning
17 15 (7.11%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.18%) SQL
2 47 (22.27%) Java
3 20 (9.48%) C#
4 5 (2.37%) Python
4 5 (2.37%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.95%) PHP
5 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.47%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 60 (28.44%) ISTQB
2 22 (10.43%) Degree
3 5 (2.37%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.42%) CBAP
5 2 (0.95%) MBCS
5 2 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) PMP
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (24.64%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) TickIT
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) BS7799
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (17.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.90%) HP
3 20 (9.48%) Oracle
4 5 (2.37%) Splunk
5 2 (0.95%) VMware
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Citrix
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25783.00 - £34530.00 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 13 days ago
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360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago