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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 7 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.93% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.43% - 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
28 50 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.69% 25.77% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 68
Average salary £37,500 £63,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 22 (88.00%) Software Testing
1 22 (88.00%) QA
2 21 (84.00%) Retail
3 19 (76.00%) Finance
4 18 (72.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) HP
6 8 (32.00%) Banking
6 8 (32.00%) Aerospace
6 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) Back Office
9 4 (16.00%) SOA
9 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.00%) People Management
10 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Kanban
11 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.00%) Selenium
11 2 (8.00%) Billing
11 2 (8.00%) BPR
11 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
12 1 (4.00%) Project Management
12 1 (4.00%) Change Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JDE OneWorld
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 21 (84.00%) Retail
2 19 (76.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Aerospace
3 8 (32.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Consultant
1 22 (88.00%) Test Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) People Management
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) BPR
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Fit Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP