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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 27 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.49% 2.48% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 7.45% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 6
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
238 322 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.79% 33.33% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 219 266 184
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 25 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (54.90%) ISTQB
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Retail
3 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 18 (35.29%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 17 (33.33%) MbUnit
4 17 (33.33%) .NET
4 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 17 (33.33%) NUnit
4 17 (33.33%) Degree
4 17 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 16 (31.37%) User Stories
6 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
7 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (19.61%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) DNA
8 10 (19.61%) Military
8 10 (19.61%) Law
8 10 (19.61%) Selenium
8 10 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (17.65%) Web Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Use Case
9 9 (17.65%) Usability Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Workflow
9 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
9 9 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
10 8 (15.69%) Project Management
10 8 (15.69%) JIRA
10 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) NUnit
1 17 (33.33%) MbUnit
2 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (19.61%) Selenium
4 8 (15.69%) JIRA
5 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
5 4 (7.84%) TestDirector
5 4 (7.84%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.96%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
General
1 18 (35.29%) Retail
2 17 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 10 (19.61%) Military
3 10 (19.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Functional Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Tester
5 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Business Systems Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 16 (31.37%) User Stories
5 12 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 10 (19.61%) DNA
7 9 (17.65%) Workflow
7 9 (17.65%) Use Case
7 9 (17.65%) Usability Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Web Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.69%) Project Management
9 7 (13.73%) Validation
9 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
9 7 (13.73%) UML
9 7 (13.73%) ERP
9 7 (13.73%) BPMN
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) ISTQB
2 17 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) QAD
2 5 (9.80%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft