The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 35 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.42% 1.21% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.22% 4.17% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -22.58%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
ISEB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 96 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 29.44% 29.09% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 42
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

ISEB
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Solihull

ISEB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Trayport
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Junior
2 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Junior QA Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Trayport