The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 71 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.38% 1.54% 2.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.97% 5.88% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Average salary £34,500 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £25,445
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
ISEB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
201 187 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.16% 26.15% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 178 163 219
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Leicestershire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

ISEB
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 7 £34,000 -
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
2 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) C
5 9 (25.71%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) Firmware
5 9 (25.71%) VHDL
5 9 (25.71%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) Time Management
6 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (20.00%) QA
7 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) SAP
10 4 (11.43%) XML
10 4 (11.43%) System Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Test Management
11 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
1 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (8.57%) TestPartner
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Toad
2 2 (5.71%) Mocha
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Test Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Tester
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Test Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Junior Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Junior
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Firmware
1 9 (25.71%) VHDL
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
2 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Time Management
5 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.43%) System Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 3 (8.57%) Test Management
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) C
2 9 (25.71%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
3 3 (8.57%) VB
4 2 (5.71%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle