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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 32 41 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 89 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.02% 4.81% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.32% 14.80% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 50 34
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +2.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,950 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £35,200 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
366 358 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.86% 32.46% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 338 315 262
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -8 46 £33,000 +3.12% 6
Newport - 42 £35,000 - 2
Torfaen +7 9 £32,500 +6.55%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 86 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.73%) Finance
3 45 (33.58%) Business Analysis
4 39 (29.10%) Test Scripting
5 38 (28.36%) SQL
6 37 (27.61%) Degree
7 32 (23.88%) ISTQB
8 31 (23.13%) Scrum
9 30 (22.39%) Software Testing
10 27 (20.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (17.91%) Waterfall
14 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
15 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
16 20 (14.93%) QA
16 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
16 20 (14.93%) Automation Testing
17 19 (14.18%) SDLC
17 19 (14.18%) PRINCE
18 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (12.69%) MS Office
19 17 (12.69%) Selenium
20 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
21 15 (11.19%) Regression Testing
21 15 (11.19%) .NET
21 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
21 15 (11.19%) Systems Analysis
22 14 (10.45%) Advertising
22 14 (10.45%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Office
2 14 (10.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.48%) MS Project
3 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) LAN
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Informix
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Selenium
2 13 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.96%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.96%) SoapUI
4 10 (7.46%) JIRA
5 9 (6.72%) Behat
6 7 (5.22%) ClearQuest
6 7 (5.22%) JMeter
7 6 (4.48%) Maven
7 6 (4.48%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.73%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.75%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.75%) Zephyr
General
1 72 (53.73%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Advertising
3 12 (8.96%) Banking
4 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (78.36%) Analyst
2 53 (39.55%) Business Analyst
3 44 (32.84%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.69%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (11.19%) Tester
6 13 (9.70%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.21%) Financial Business Analyst
7 11 (8.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Quality Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.97%) Senior QA Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Automated Tester
10 7 (5.22%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Senior QA Tester
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Senior Tester
11 6 (4.48%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) .NET
2 12 (8.96%) SOAP
3 9 (6.72%) RESTful
4 8 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (2.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) DTV
3 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.99%) AS400
5 3 (2.24%) iSeries
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
6 2 (1.49%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
1 5 (3.73%) Android
1 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) UNIX
4 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) Business Analysis
3 39 (29.10%) Test Scripting
4 31 (23.13%) Scrum
5 30 (22.39%) Software Testing
6 27 (20.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (17.91%) Waterfall
9 23 (17.16%) Test Automation
10 21 (15.67%) Automated Testing
11 20 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 20 (14.93%) Automation Testing
12 19 (14.18%) SDLC
12 19 (14.18%) PRINCE
13 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
14 15 (11.19%) Regression Testing
14 15 (11.19%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (10.45%) Validation
15 14 (10.45%) Project Management
15 14 (10.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.21%) C#
3 11 (8.21%) C++
4 10 (7.46%) Java
5 9 (6.72%) PHP
6 2 (1.49%) Perl
6 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.49%) Ruby
6 2 (1.49%) Korn
6 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Degree
2 32 (23.88%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (6.72%) HND
6 4 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.24%) APMG
8 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Casewise
3 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle
3 2 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (0.75%) HP
4 1 (0.75%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago