The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.43% 1.53% 4.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 5.94% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £51,350 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.97% +20.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,040 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £51,350 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
ISEB
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 101 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.24% 25.83% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 91 119
Average salary £43,401 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.16% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,695 £30,600 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Leicester

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Firmware
4 9 (40.91%) C
4 9 (40.91%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) Python
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) VHDL
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) SAP
7 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
8 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) V-Model
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (9.09%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Firmware
1 9 (40.91%) VHDL
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.64%) V-Model
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) CRM
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) System Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Test Management
10 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
1 9 (40.91%) C++
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 15 days ago