The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 8 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.83% 1.57% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.33% 9.09% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £62,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +87.96%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30 44 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.00% 17.32% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 62
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

ISEB Salary Trend in the Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 17 (77.27%) QA
2 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Retail
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (45.45%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) ETL
9 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) Back Office
11 4 (18.18%) SOA
11 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 4 (18.18%) People Management
12 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
12 3 (13.64%) Kanban
12 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
12 3 (13.64%) Selenium
12 3 (13.64%) BPR
12 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 3 (13.64%) Billing
13 2 (9.09%) Banking
13 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
13 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
13 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JDE OneWorld
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 15 (68.18%) Retail
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Back Office
4 3 (13.64%) Billing
5 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Consultant
1 16 (72.73%) Test Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) People Management
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) BPR
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
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