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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 9 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.53% 9.68% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 40.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
45 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.68% 24.19% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 45
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Trainer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Client Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Client Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
1 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sage