The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 114 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 1.87% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.17% 7.05% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 45
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -15.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £24,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,934 £44,750 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
427 468 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.07% 26.56% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 340 396 524
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 3 £41,250 +5.09%
Banbury +8 1 £47,405 +11.54%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 20 (60.61%) Business Analysis
2 15 (45.45%) Retail
3 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (36.36%) Use Case
4 12 (36.36%) UML
4 12 (36.36%) Workflow
5 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) BPMN
7 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
8 7 (21.21%) XML
8 7 (21.21%) MFGPRO
8 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.21%) ERP
8 7 (21.21%) QAD
8 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
9 5 (15.15%) Selenium
10 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (12.12%) Chip and PIN
10 4 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (12.12%) HP
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Usability Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
11 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.09%) QA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (6.06%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MFGPRO
2 1 (3.03%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Publishing
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Analyst
2 22 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Business Systems Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Business Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) Use Case
2 12 (36.36%) UML
2 12 (36.36%) Workflow
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (24.24%) BPMN
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) ERP
6 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Usability Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) QAD
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Progress