The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 51 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.45% 3.02% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.01% 11.64% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 28
Average salary £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
364 292 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.79% 25.93% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 311 258 207
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Wales

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 42 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Torfaen +1 2 £30,500 -1.61%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 45 (46.39%) ISTQB
2 39 (40.21%) Finance
3 38 (39.18%) Test Scripting
4 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
5 26 (26.80%) Test Strategy
6 25 (25.77%) Automated Testing
7 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.49%) Scrum
8 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (16.49%) Project Management
8 16 (16.49%) SQL
9 14 (14.43%) System Testing
9 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
9 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
10 13 (13.40%) Degree
10 13 (13.40%) Validation
10 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.37%) JIRA
11 12 (12.37%) Automation Testing
11 12 (12.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (11.34%) User Stories
12 11 (11.34%) Banking
12 11 (11.34%) ClearQuest
13 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
13 9 (9.28%) MS Office
13 9 (9.28%) Java
13 9 (9.28%) VirtualBox
13 9 (9.28%) T-Plan
14 8 (8.25%) MS Project
14 8 (8.25%) ITIL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (1.03%) FileNet
1 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
2 8 (8.25%) MS Project
3 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Internet
1 2 (2.06%) SSL
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
1 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) JIRA
2 11 (11.34%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
3 3 (3.09%) RequisitePro
3 3 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (3.09%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.06%) Hudson
4 2 (2.06%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.06%) JBehave
4 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.06%) Ant
4 2 (2.06%) JUnit
4 2 (2.06%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) Maven
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 11 (11.34%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.25%) Advertising
5 6 (6.19%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (58.76%) Analyst
2 38 (39.18%) Test Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Test Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Tester
9 6 (6.19%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Resource Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.09%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.09%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (2.06%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.06%) Technical Test Analyst
11 2 (2.06%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 1 (1.03%) Strategy Analyst
12 1 (1.03%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) SOAP
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (2.06%) DTV
2 1 (1.03%) Statistics
2 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) UNIX
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Test Scripting
2 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
3 26 (26.80%) Test Strategy
4 25 (25.77%) Automated Testing
5 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.49%) Scrum
6 16 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (16.49%) Project Management
7 14 (14.43%) System Testing
7 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
7 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.40%) Validation
8 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.37%) Automation Testing
10 11 (11.34%) User Stories
11 8 (8.25%) ITIL
11 8 (8.25%) UML
11 8 (8.25%) PRINCE
12 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 2 (2.06%) Groovy
3 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.06%) XQuery
3 2 (2.06%) XPath
4 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (46.39%) ISTQB
2 13 (13.40%) Degree
3 12 (12.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) T-Plan
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) iRise
5 1 (1.03%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
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