The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 25 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.36% 2.51% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.21% 7.43% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 323 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.01% 33.79% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 205 270 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Oxfordshire

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

ISEB
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Oxford

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 18 (36.00%) Business Analysis
3 18 (36.00%) Software Testing
3 18 (36.00%) C#
3 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) MbUnit
4 17 (34.00%) .NET
4 17 (34.00%) Degree
4 17 (34.00%) NUnit
5 16 (32.00%) Retail
5 16 (32.00%) User Stories
6 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
7 10 (20.00%) XML
7 10 (20.00%) DNA
7 10 (20.00%) Military
7 10 (20.00%) Law
8 9 (18.00%) Selenium
8 9 (18.00%) Use Case
8 9 (18.00%) Workflow
8 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
8 9 (18.00%) Project Management
8 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (16.00%) BPMN
9 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.00%) ERP
9 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.00%) UML
9 8 (16.00%) QAD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
1 4 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MbUnit
1 17 (34.00%) NUnit
2 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 18 (36.00%) Manufacturing
2 16 (32.00%) Retail
3 10 (20.00%) Military
3 10 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 18 (36.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 17 (34.00%) Test Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (14.00%) Tester
8 6 (12.00%) Functional Test Analyst
8 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
8 6 (12.00%) Functional Analyst
9 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
11 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Tester
11 1 (2.00%) Consultant
11 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 18 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.00%) User Stories
4 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
5 10 (20.00%) DNA
6 9 (18.00%) Use Case
6 9 (18.00%) Workflow
6 9 (18.00%) Project Management
7 8 (16.00%) BPMN
7 8 (16.00%) ERP
7 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) UML
8 7 (14.00%) Validation
8 7 (14.00%) Usability Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Web Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (52.00%) ISTQB
2 17 (34.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) IIBA
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) QAD
2 4 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft