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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 25 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.93% 1.12% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 2.47% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
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
51 81 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.22% 45.51% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 57 25
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
County Armagh - 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Games
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Italian Language
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (75.00%) Games
1 3 (75.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA