The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.51% 1.07% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 4.12% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £34,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 97 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.47% 26.01% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 101 73 116
Average salary £44,200 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.50% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Leicestershire

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 1 August 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 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
4 9 (40.91%) VHDL
4 9 (40.91%) Firmware
4 9 (40.91%) C
4 9 (40.91%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 4 (18.18%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Retail
9 3 (13.64%) TestPartner
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
9 3 (13.64%) QA
9 3 (13.64%) SAP
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) TestPartner
1 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.09%) Toad
2 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) XML
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) VHDL
1 9 (40.91%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
2 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Integration Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) CRM
9 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
1 9 (40.91%) C++
1 9 (40.91%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle