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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.59% 1.11% 5.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 2.80% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £30,750 - £31,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,150 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
131 107 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.42% 39.48% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 52 55
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik