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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 36 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.18% 1.06% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 2.78% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £62,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
61 72 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 35.88% 38.10% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 23
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) QA
2 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) Retail
3 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Back Office
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) MS Project
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
1 13 (86.67%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Consultant
1 12 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Trainer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP