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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 30 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 36 40 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.90% 5.78% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.65% 17.70% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £49,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
193 226 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.29% 32.66% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 171 167 110
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
3 19 (35.85%) QA
3 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
4 18 (33.96%) Test Planning
5 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
6 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
7 13 (24.53%) SQL
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) Scrum
9 11 (20.75%) JIRA
9 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
10 10 (18.87%) User Experience
10 10 (18.87%) Change Management
10 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
11 9 (16.98%) HP
11 9 (16.98%) Selenium
12 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) CBAP
12 8 (15.09%) Financial Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
12 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (15.09%) Windows
13 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JIRA
2 9 (16.98%) Selenium
3 8 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
5 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Analyst
2 27 (50.94%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.55%) Web Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) iPhone
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Software Testing
3 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
4 18 (33.96%) Test Planning
5 15 (28.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Automated Testing
7 12 (22.64%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) Integration Testing
8 10 (18.87%) Change Management
8 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Financial Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
9 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.21%) Functional Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Web Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.55%) CRM
12 4 (7.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) XPath
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.09%) CBAP
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Telerik
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