The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 38 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 32 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.17% 5.04% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.49% 15.52% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 10
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -52.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,125 £42,500 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
ISEB
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 232 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.86% 32.49% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 148 186 105
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Sheffield

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
2 22 (37.93%) Test Scripting
3 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
4 17 (29.31%) QA
4 17 (29.31%) Integration Testing
5 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Selenium
6 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
6 14 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.69%) JIRA
7 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (18.97%) Scrum
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
9 10 (17.24%) Windows
9 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
9 10 (17.24%) Android
9 10 (17.24%) iPhone
9 10 (17.24%) Gherkin
10 9 (15.52%) User Experience
10 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 8 (13.79%) Change Management
11 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
11 8 (13.79%) HP
11 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
12 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Selenium
2 14 (24.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (20.69%) JIRA
4 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
5 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Analyst
2 29 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Web Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
8 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) iPhone
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
1 10 (17.24%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Test Scripting
2 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
3 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
4 17 (29.31%) Integration Testing
5 15 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Scrum
8 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Change Management
9 8 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Financial Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.62%) Test Management
12 5 (8.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) XQuery
3 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.34%) CBAP
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Telerik