The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.64% 0.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
ISEB
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 37 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.63% 21.89% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 47
Average salary £26,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.38% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £34,340 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

ISEB
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

ISEB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) GIS
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
1 3 (60.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA