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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 90 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 28 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.82% 2.42% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.53% 7.33% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 14
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
429 559 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.88% 33.00% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 361 476 431
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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 0 22 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Thame +10 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Banbury - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.94%) Software Testing
4 21 (32.81%) Retail
4 21 (32.81%) .NET
5 20 (31.25%) Degree
6 19 (29.69%) Business Analysis
6 19 (29.69%) C#
6 19 (29.69%) Manufacturing
7 18 (28.13%) NUnit
7 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 18 (28.13%) MbUnit
8 17 (26.56%) User Stories
9 13 (20.31%) Selenium
9 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
10 12 (18.75%) Use Case
10 12 (18.75%) Performance Testing
11 11 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (17.19%) XML
11 11 (17.19%) Workflow
12 10 (15.63%) Law
12 10 (15.63%) Military
12 10 (15.63%) UML
12 10 (15.63%) Project Management
12 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (15.63%) DNA
12 10 (15.63%) MS Visio
12 10 (15.63%) BPMN
13 9 (14.06%) Web Testing
13 9 (14.06%) Usability Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (6.25%) IIS
1 4 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) NUnit
1 18 (28.13%) MbUnit
2 13 (20.31%) Selenium
3 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
5 4 (6.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.56%) Behat
7 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (32.81%) Retail
2 19 (29.69%) Manufacturing
3 10 (15.63%) Law
3 10 (15.63%) Military
4 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 2 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Analyst
2 20 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 18 (28.13%) Test Engineer
3 18 (28.13%) Senior Test Engineer
4 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 11 (17.19%) Tester
7 10 (15.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) Business Systems Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Analyst
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Test Analyst
10 6 (9.38%) Software Tester
11 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
12 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
13 2 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
13 2 (3.13%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 11 (17.19%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) XHTML
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) CSS
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Vista
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Software Testing
3 19 (29.69%) Business Analysis
4 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (26.56%) User Stories
6 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.75%) Use Case
7 12 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 11 (17.19%) Workflow
9 10 (15.63%) UML
9 10 (15.63%) DNA
9 10 (15.63%) Project Management
9 10 (15.63%) BPMN
10 9 (14.06%) Usability Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Web Testing
10 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.06%) ERP
11 8 (12.50%) Validation
11 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) C#
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 20 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) QAD
2 7 (10.94%) HP
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago