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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 115 93 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.44% 2.87% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.37% 14.18% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 109 73 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
860 656 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.73% 20.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 758 489 482
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leeds

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 102 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (41.10%) Test Scripting
3 71 (32.42%) Finance
4 60 (27.40%) ISTQB
5 58 (26.48%) Software Testing
6 52 (23.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 49 (22.37%) Functional Testing
8 46 (21.00%) Regression Testing
9 45 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (19.18%) Test Strategy
11 41 (18.72%) Microsoft
12 40 (18.26%) Business Analysis
13 39 (17.81%) Selenium
14 36 (16.44%) Automated Testing
15 34 (15.53%) Manual Testing
15 34 (15.53%) Test Automation
16 30 (13.70%) Test Management
17 29 (13.24%) SQL
18 28 (12.79%) .NET
19 27 (12.33%) Scrum
19 27 (12.33%) QA
19 27 (12.33%) Automation Testing
20 26 (11.87%) Integration Testing
21 22 (10.05%) Java
21 22 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
23 20 (9.13%) Test Planning
24 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
25 18 (8.22%) Change Management
26 17 (7.76%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.46%) WinCC
2 1 (0.46%) IIS
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) Confluence
2 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.02%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (17.81%) Selenium
2 17 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.85%) WebDriver
3 15 (6.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (3.65%) JUnit
4 8 (3.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.83%) JIRA
6 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.37%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.91%) TestNG
8 1 (0.46%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.46%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.46%) Capybara
General
1 71 (32.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Retail
3 3 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (62.56%) Analyst
2 99 (45.21%) Test Analyst
3 38 (17.35%) Business Analyst
4 29 (13.24%) Tester
5 22 (10.05%) Senior Analyst
6 21 (9.59%) Senior Test Analyst
6 21 (9.59%) Test Manager
7 19 (8.68%) Senior Consultant
7 19 (8.68%) Consultant
7 19 (8.68%) Test Consultant
7 19 (8.68%) Senior Test Consultant
8 11 (5.02%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.11%) Agile Test Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) Functional Analyst
9 9 (4.11%) Functional Test Analyst
10 7 (3.20%) Systems Tester
10 7 (3.20%) Functional Tester
11 6 (2.74%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (2.74%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (2.28%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.79%) .NET
2 13 (5.94%) .NET Framework
3 12 (5.48%) SOAP
4 8 (3.65%) XML
5 3 (1.37%) Web Services
6 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.91%) XSD
6 2 (0.91%) WSDL
6 2 (0.91%) LAMP
7 1 (0.46%) CSS
7 1 (0.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.28%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.46%) SCADA
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.20%) UNIX
2 4 (1.83%) Linux
3 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.91%) CentOS
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.91%) Windows
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (41.10%) Test Scripting
3 58 (26.48%) Software Testing
4 49 (22.37%) Functional Testing
5 46 (21.00%) Regression Testing
6 42 (19.18%) Test Strategy
7 40 (18.26%) Business Analysis
8 36 (16.44%) Automated Testing
9 34 (15.53%) Test Automation
9 34 (15.53%) Manual Testing
10 30 (13.70%) Test Management
11 27 (12.33%) Automation Testing
11 27 (12.33%) Scrum
12 26 (11.87%) Integration Testing
13 22 (10.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (9.13%) Test Planning
16 18 (8.22%) Change Management
17 17 (7.76%) TDD
17 17 (7.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.24%) SQL
2 22 (10.05%) Java
3 6 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (0.91%) C
5 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.46%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) C++
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (27.40%) ISTQB
2 52 (23.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (6.85%) Degree
4 11 (5.02%) CBAP
4 11 (5.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (3.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.83%) PMP
6 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.46%) CISSP
8 1 (0.46%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.33%) QA
2 8 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) HL7
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (5.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (18.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.31%) HP
3 13 (5.94%) Oracle
4 5 (2.28%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.46%) Splunk
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