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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 23 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.40% 2.32% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.65% 7.39% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 12
Average salary £42,000 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £20,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
Northamptonshire

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

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.02% 31.37% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 136
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Northampton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Northampton

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

ISEB Salary Histogram in Northampton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 32 (48.48%) Business Analysis
2 26 (39.39%) CBAP
2 26 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (31.82%) Finance
4 20 (30.30%) Degree
5 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (25.76%) Banking
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
8 12 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 10 (15.15%) Retail
9 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
9 10 (15.15%) Selenium
9 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Test Management
11 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 8 (12.12%) QA
11 8 (12.12%) Project Management
12 7 (10.61%) Java
12 7 (10.61%) Scrum
12 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 5 (7.58%) Use Case
14 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
15 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
15 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
15 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
15 4 (6.06%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Analyst
2 38 (57.58%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
6 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Junior
9 1 (1.52%) QA Manager
9 1 (1.52%) QA Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Junior Tester
9 1 (1.52%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) REST
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) EPoS
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Android
1 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Business Analysis
2 26 (39.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.12%) Test Management
6 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.58%) Use Case
10 4 (6.06%) V-Model
10 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.06%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.06%) Load Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) CBAP
2 20 (30.30%) Degree
3 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) IBM
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle