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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.71% 1.95% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.87% 6.23% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 17
Average salary £30,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £26,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
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
174 257 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.82% 31.34% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 133 229 252
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (14.29%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 3 (42.86%) QA Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £29k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago