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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 20 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.83% 2.20% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 7.14% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,900 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £55,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
225 280 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.87% 30.77% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 199 254 201
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Oxford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) ISTQB
3 20 (42.55%) Business Analysis
4 17 (36.17%) Retail
5 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
6 15 (31.91%) Degree
7 13 (27.66%) .NET
7 13 (27.66%) C#
7 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.66%) User Stories
8 12 (25.53%) MbUnit
8 12 (25.53%) Workflow
8 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
8 12 (25.53%) NUnit
9 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.28%) Selenium
10 10 (21.28%) Use Case
10 10 (21.28%) Project Management
10 10 (21.28%) XML
10 10 (21.28%) UML
10 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
11 9 (19.15%) ERP
11 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
11 9 (19.15%) QAD
11 9 (19.15%) MFGPRO
11 9 (19.15%) BPMN
12 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
12 8 (17.02%) Law
13 7 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (14.89%) Chip and PIN

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) NUnit
1 12 (25.53%) MbUnit
2 10 (21.28%) Selenium
3 7 (14.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (36.17%) Retail
2 16 (34.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.02%) Law
4 7 (14.89%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Analyst
2 21 (44.68%) Business Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Test Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Test Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Test Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (12.77%) Functional Test Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) QA Tester
9 4 (8.51%) Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.13%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) Business Analysis
3 13 (27.66%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.66%) User Stories
4 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Workflow
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) UML
5 10 (21.28%) Use Case
6 9 (19.15%) ERP
6 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 9 (19.15%) BPMN
7 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.89%) Web Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Usability Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
8 7 (14.89%) DNA
9 5 (10.64%) Validation
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) PHP
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) ISTQB
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) QAD
2 5 (10.64%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Progress
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago