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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.63% 1.41% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 3.96% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £30,750 - £30,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 - £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,150 - £35,750
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
126 101 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 39.50% 35.56% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 94 60 57
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 28 November 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik