The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 52 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.43% 2.47% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.40% 10.17% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 17
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,675 £27,250 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,700 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
ISEB
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
361 295 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.78% 24.32% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 301 255 262
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ISEB
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

ISEB Salary Trend in South Wales

ISEB
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in South Wales

ISEB
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 29 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Torfaen +12 15 £32,000 -14.66%
Newport - 9 £30,500 - 1
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 90 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (49.62%) Finance
3 51 (38.35%) ISTQB
4 49 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 42 (31.58%) SQL
6 37 (27.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 32 (24.06%) Business Analysis
9 31 (23.31%) SDLC
10 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
10 29 (21.80%) Advertising
11 26 (19.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (18.80%) SOAP
12 25 (18.80%) QA
12 25 (18.80%) SoapUI
13 24 (18.05%) Manual Testing
14 22 (16.54%) Degree
14 22 (16.54%) Defect Management
15 21 (15.79%) MS Office
16 20 (15.04%) Scrum
17 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
17 18 (13.53%) Performance Testing
18 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
19 14 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
19 14 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
20 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
20 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
20 13 (9.77%) Non-Functional Testing
21 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (9.02%) Unix

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.79%) MS Office
2 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) PaaS
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) Big Data
2 7 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (18.80%) SoapUI
2 9 (6.77%) ClearQuest
3 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.51%) Selenium
5 5 (3.76%) JMeter
6 3 (2.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (49.62%) Finance
2 29 (21.80%) Advertising
3 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Games
4 7 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (77.44%) Analyst
2 62 (46.62%) Test Analyst
3 37 (27.82%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.02%) QA Leader
7 8 (6.02%) QA Team Leader
8 7 (5.26%) Business Support Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Software Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.76%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Business Change Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.01%) Web Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) SOAP
2 11 (8.27%) XML
3 7 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (3.01%) COM
5 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) iSeries
3 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) IPTV
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Unix
2 8 (6.02%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (67.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 37 (27.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 32 (24.06%) Business Analysis
6 31 (23.31%) SDLC
7 24 (18.05%) Manual Testing
8 22 (16.54%) Defect Management
9 20 (15.04%) Scrum
10 18 (13.53%) Data Modelling
10 18 (13.53%) Performance Testing
11 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
12 14 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
13 13 (9.77%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
14 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (7.52%) ITIL
15 10 (7.52%) Validation
16 9 (6.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.58%) SQL
2 7 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.75%) C#
4 1 (0.75%) C++
4 1 (0.75%) Korn
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
4 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (38.35%) ISTQB
2 26 (19.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (16.54%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.26%) CBAP
4 3 (2.26%) IIBA
4 3 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.80%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle
3 2 (1.50%) IBM
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