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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 98 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 2.02% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 7.08% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 37
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
456 452 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.36% 28.59% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 361 390 467
Average salary £41,000 £36,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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 -20 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Thame - 2 £42,500 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) JIRA
4 10 (40.00%) QA
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 5 (20.00%) Line Management
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Test Management
10 3 (12.00%) Software Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (8.00%) TestLink
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) QA Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Test Manager
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
6 4 (16.00%) QA Leader
6 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blog
1 2 (8.00%) Semantic Web
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) XQuery
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) DICOM
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £42500 per annum + Top benefits and prospects
Posted: 3 days ago