The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 - 40 52
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 0 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 2.82% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.04% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 69 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.47% 21.63% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 64 129
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £19,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

ISEB
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Portsmouth

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) RUP
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) COM
7 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (12.50%) SilkTest

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) SilkTest
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Coordinator
5 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) RUP
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft