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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 22 54
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +32
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 44 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.47% 8.16% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 26.99% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 7
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
209 163 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.98% 30.24% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 188 137 121
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £28,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Sheffield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 9 (30.00%) Degree
5 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
5 7 (23.33%) Retail
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
5 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
5 7 (23.33%) QA
5 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
5 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Selenium
6 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) Service Management
7 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.00%) CBAP
9 3 (10.00%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
2 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.33%) TestNG
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Test Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Test Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Service Management
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.67%) User Stories
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
9 2 (6.67%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian