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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 1.37% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 4.96% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 24
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -12.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
216 262 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.42% 27.67% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 185 219 245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 December 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 14 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) Retail
3 8 (38.10%) Workflow
3 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) UML
4 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 6 (28.57%) ERP
5 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (28.57%) QAD
5 6 (28.57%) MFGPRO
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (28.57%) Use Case
5 6 (28.57%) BPMN
6 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MFGPRO
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
2 15 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Workflow
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (28.57%) ERP
4 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 6 (28.57%) BPMN
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) QAD
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Progress
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft