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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.61% 1.66% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 7.00% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
108 100 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.03% 23.70% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 99
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) WATIR
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WATIR
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle