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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 95 48 77
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 93 125 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.50% 4.71% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.96% 18.27% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 85
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
934 684 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.07% 25.75% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 778 512 526
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 100 (43.29%) Test Scripting
2 64 (27.71%) Selenium
3 62 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (24.68%) Software Testing
5 48 (20.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 47 (20.35%) Automation Testing
6 47 (20.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (18.61%) ISTQB
7 43 (18.61%) QA
8 40 (17.32%) SQL
9 39 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (16.45%) Test Strategy
10 38 (16.45%) Finance
11 34 (14.72%) Business Analysis
12 32 (13.85%) Scrum
13 30 (12.99%) Automated Testing
14 29 (12.55%) BDD
15 28 (12.12%) Java
16 27 (11.69%) TDD
17 24 (10.39%) HP
18 22 (9.52%) Regression Testing
18 22 (9.52%) Project Planning
19 21 (9.09%) Degree
20 19 (8.23%) Test Automation
20 19 (8.23%) WebDriver
21 18 (7.79%) SoapUI
21 18 (7.79%) C#
22 17 (7.36%) HP Quality Center
22 17 (7.36%) System Testing
23 16 (6.93%) Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.43%) WinCC
2 1 (0.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
2 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.43%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (27.71%) Selenium
2 19 (8.23%) WebDriver
3 18 (7.79%) SoapUI
4 14 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (5.63%) JUnit
5 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 10 (4.33%) Git (software)
7 10 (4.33%) Jenkins
8 9 (3.90%) Capybara
8 9 (3.90%) Subversion
9 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.43%) WinRunner
11 1 (0.43%) JIRA
11 1 (0.43%) WATIR
11 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 38 (16.45%) Finance
2 16 (6.93%) Banking
3 12 (5.19%) Retail
3 12 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (58.01%) Analyst
2 106 (45.89%) Test Analyst
3 35 (15.15%) Tester
4 28 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 25 (10.82%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (10.39%) Test Manager
7 21 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
8 20 (8.66%) Test Consultant
8 20 (8.66%) Consultant
9 19 (8.23%) Automation Test Analyst
9 19 (8.23%) Automation Analyst
10 16 (6.93%) Lead Test Analyst
11 11 (4.76%) Test Leader
12 10 (4.33%) Automation Tester
13 9 (3.90%) Performance Consultant
13 9 (3.90%) Performance Test Consultant
13 9 (3.90%) Selenium Tester
14 8 (3.46%) Senior Test Consultant
14 8 (3.46%) Senior Consultant
15 6 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.63%) .NET
1 13 (5.63%) SOAP
1 13 (5.63%) XML
2 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.60%) WinForms
3 6 (2.60%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.73%) Web Services
4 4 (1.73%) XSD
5 3 (1.30%) WSDL
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) WCF
6 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.33%) Management Information System
1 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.03%) NHS
3 6 (2.60%) DTV
4 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.30%) iSeries
6 2 (0.87%) IVR
6 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.43%) SCADA
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.33%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.90%) Windows
3 7 (3.03%) Linux
3 7 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.60%) Android
4 6 (2.60%) CentOS
4 6 (2.60%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.87%) UNIX
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (43.29%) Test Scripting
2 62 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (24.68%) Software Testing
4 47 (20.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (20.35%) Automation Testing
5 39 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (16.45%) Test Strategy
7 34 (14.72%) Business Analysis
8 32 (13.85%) Scrum
9 30 (12.99%) Automated Testing
10 29 (12.55%) BDD
11 27 (11.69%) TDD
12 22 (9.52%) Regression Testing
12 22 (9.52%) Project Planning
13 19 (8.23%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.36%) System Testing
15 14 (6.06%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.06%) Functional Testing
15 14 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
16 13 (5.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.32%) SQL
2 28 (12.12%) Java
3 18 (7.79%) C#
4 5 (2.16%) Python
5 1 (0.43%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 48 (20.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 43 (18.61%) ISTQB
3 21 (9.09%) Degree
4 7 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.30%) CISM
6 3 (1.30%) CBAP
6 3 (1.30%) CISSP
7 2 (0.87%) MBCS
7 2 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.43%) PMP
8 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.61%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.87%) TickIT
4 2 (0.87%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (10.39%) HP
2 13 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.33%) Oracle
4 5 (2.16%) JD Edwards
4 5 (2.16%) Splunk
5 3 (1.30%) IBM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
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