The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.01% 1.46% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 5.13% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Average salary £32,000 £42,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.14% +55.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
ISEB
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
87 117 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.80% 28.47% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 103 92
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Luton

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Luton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Luton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Luton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Document Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Document Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft