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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 27 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.60% 1.89% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.99% 6.30% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 15
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £21,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
193 254 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 25.73% 29.99% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 171 235 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 24 £42,000 +55.55%
ISEB
East Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 34 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 28 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (36.99%) CBAP
4 23 (31.51%) Finance
5 22 (30.14%) Degree
6 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.29%) Banking
8 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
9 12 (16.44%) Automation Testing
10 11 (15.07%) Retail
11 10 (13.70%) Selenium
11 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (10.96%) Test Management
13 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
13 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
13 8 (10.96%) QA
13 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.96%) Project Management
14 7 (9.59%) Java
14 7 (9.59%) Use Case
14 7 (9.59%) Scrum
14 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
15 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
15 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
16 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
17 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
17 4 (5.48%) Relational Database

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 23 (31.51%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (72.60%) Analyst
2 41 (56.16%) Business Analyst
3 14 (19.18%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Test Manager
4 11 (15.07%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Tester
6 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
6 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Business Design Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Business Design Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) QA Manager
9 1 (1.37%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Project Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) SOAP
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (1.37%) REST
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) EPoS
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Android
1 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 28 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.44%) Automation Testing
5 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.96%) Project Management
6 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (10.96%) Test Management
6 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.59%) Use Case
7 7 (9.59%) Scrum
8 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.48%) V-Model
10 4 (5.48%) Load Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) CBAP
2 22 (30.14%) Degree
3 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) IBM
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Google
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP