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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 101 52
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -49
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 131 53 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.41% 1.88% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.01% 8.14% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 48 97
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 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
873 651 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.70% 23.09% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 742 505 537
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 £29,000 £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 16 April 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 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 81 (38.57%) Test Scripting
2 77 (36.67%) Selenium
3 69 (32.86%) Software Testing
3 69 (32.86%) SQL
4 61 (29.05%) ISTQB
5 58 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (26.19%) QA
7 50 (23.81%) Java
8 45 (21.43%) Business Analysis
9 40 (19.05%) BDD
10 38 (18.10%) HP Quality Center
10 38 (18.10%) Automated Testing
11 37 (17.62%) Scrum
11 37 (17.62%) Test Management
12 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
13 33 (15.71%) WebDriver
14 31 (14.76%) Finance
14 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
15 30 (14.29%) Test Strategy
16 29 (13.81%) .NET
16 29 (13.81%) TDD
17 27 (12.86%) Test Automation
18 26 (12.38%) User Stories
19 25 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (11.43%) MS Excel
21 23 (10.95%) Cucumber
21 23 (10.95%) SoapUI
22 22 (10.48%) HP
23 21 (10.00%) C#
23 21 (10.00%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) SAN
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) MySQL
4 1 (0.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 77 (36.67%) Selenium
2 33 (15.71%) WebDriver
3 25 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (10.95%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.95%) SoapUI
5 16 (7.62%) FitNesse
6 15 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.29%) JUnit
9 8 (3.81%) MSTest
9 8 (3.81%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.90%) JIRA
11 2 (0.95%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.48%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.48%) WATIR
12 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 31 (14.76%) Finance
2 19 (9.05%) Banking
3 11 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.24%) Retail
4 8 (3.81%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (66.19%) Analyst
2 110 (52.38%) Test Analyst
3 38 (18.10%) Tester
4 36 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 29 (13.81%) Business Analyst
6 26 (12.38%) Automation Analyst
6 26 (12.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 25 (11.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 21 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (5.71%) Test Manager
10 11 (5.24%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (5.24%) Automation Tester
11 9 (4.29%) Consultant
11 9 (4.29%) Test Consultant
12 8 (3.81%) Performance Test Consultant
12 8 (3.81%) Performance Consultant
12 8 (3.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Manual Tester
13 7 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
14 5 (2.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.81%) .NET
2 20 (9.52%) XML
3 18 (8.57%) SOAP
4 13 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.19%) Web Services
5 12 (5.71%) XSD
6 11 (5.24%) WSDL
7 6 (2.86%) WCF
7 6 (2.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.86%) CSS
8 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.90%) Spring
8 4 (1.90%) HTML
8 4 (1.90%) WinForms
9 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.48%) Flash
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.90%) NHS
4 4 (1.90%) DTV
4 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.95%) IVR
6 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.48%) iSeries
6 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.33%) UNIX
3 6 (2.86%) Windows
3 6 (2.86%) Linux
4 5 (2.38%) Solaris
4 5 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.38%) CentOS
5 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.90%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.57%) Test Scripting
2 69 (32.86%) Software Testing
3 58 (27.62%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 40 (19.05%) BDD
6 38 (18.10%) Automated Testing
7 37 (17.62%) Scrum
7 37 (17.62%) Test Management
8 36 (17.14%) Automation Testing
9 30 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 29 (13.81%) TDD
11 27 (12.86%) Test Automation
12 26 (12.38%) User Stories
13 21 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 21 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (9.05%) System Testing
16 18 (8.57%) Load Testing
17 17 (8.10%) Project Planning
18 16 (7.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.86%) SQL
2 50 (23.81%) Java
3 21 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.38%) Python
6 2 (0.95%) PHP
6 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 61 (29.05%) ISTQB
2 21 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (1.90%) CBAP
5 2 (0.95%) MBCS
5 2 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (26.19%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) TickIT
4 1 (0.48%) BS7799
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (18.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) OpenView
3 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.48%) HP
3 21 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (2.38%) Splunk
5 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 2 (0.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.48%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25783.00 - £34530.00 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £50k pa depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21388 - £27901 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Tenet Group Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago