The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 76 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 3.06% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 8.88% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 19
Average salary £43,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -0.68%
ISEB
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 304 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.76% 34.51% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 165 281 264
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Tester
3 3 (37.50%) QA Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft