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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 74 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 27 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.78% 2.68% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 8.20% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 15
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -26.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,200 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
451 549 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.67% 32.76% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 368 471 422
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 £26,879 £25,000
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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +9 20 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Thame +11 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Banbury - 1 £47,405 -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) ISTQB
3 21 (33.33%) Retail
4 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
5 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
5 19 (30.16%) Degree
6 18 (28.57%) .NET
7 17 (26.98%) Manufacturing
8 15 (23.81%) C#
8 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 15 (23.81%) User Stories
9 14 (22.22%) MbUnit
9 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 14 (22.22%) NUnit
10 13 (20.63%) Selenium
11 12 (19.05%) Use Case
11 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (19.05%) Workflow
12 11 (17.46%) XML
12 11 (17.46%) UML
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
12 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (15.87%) BPMN
13 10 (15.87%) QA
13 10 (15.87%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
14 9 (14.29%) ERP
14 9 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
14 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
14 9 (14.29%) Law

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.35%) IIS
1 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MbUnit
1 14 (22.22%) NUnit
2 13 (20.63%) Selenium
3 10 (15.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (33.33%) Retail
2 17 (26.98%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.29%) Law
4 8 (12.70%) Military
5 2 (3.17%) Games
5 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Analyst
2 22 (34.92%) Business Analyst
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Agile Business Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Tester
6 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.94%) QA Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.76%) QA Leader
11 2 (3.17%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (17.46%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Business Analysis
3 19 (30.16%) Software Testing
4 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 15 (23.81%) User Stories
5 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 12 (19.05%) Use Case
6 12 (19.05%) Workflow
7 11 (17.46%) UML
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
8 10 (15.87%) BPMN
9 9 (14.29%) ERP
9 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 9 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Usability Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Manual Testing
10 8 (12.70%) System Testing
10 8 (12.70%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) ISTQB
2 19 (30.16%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) QAD
2 7 (11.11%) HP
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Progress
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago