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 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 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 47 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.18% 3.76% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.51% 9.87% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 24
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £25,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
324 456 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.83% 38.13% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 295 392 248
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +10 30 £30,500 -4.68% 3
Newport +7 9 £36,250 +18.85% 1
Torfaen -5 3 £37,500 +45.63%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.00%) Finance
3 29 (29.00%) ISTQB
4 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (21.00%) Business Analysis
6 21 (21.00%) Degree
7 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
8 17 (17.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.00%) Software Testing
10 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.00%) Banking
10 13 (13.00%) Test Strategy
11 12 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 12 (12.00%) Validation
12 11 (11.00%) Manual Testing
13 10 (10.00%) Project Management
13 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.00%) PRINCE
14 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
14 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
15 8 (8.00%) Advertising
15 8 (8.00%) Windows
15 8 (8.00%) C#
15 8 (8.00%) .NET
15 8 (8.00%) Automation Testing
16 7 (7.00%) Test Automation
16 7 (7.00%) WinForms

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) FileNet
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Project
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.00%) Informix
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.00%) Big Data
4 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) JIRA
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.00%) TestLink
3 3 (3.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.00%) JMeter
5 1 (1.00%) WATIR
5 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.00%) JUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.00%) Advertising
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (69.00%) Analyst
2 37 (37.00%) Test Analyst
3 32 (32.00%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Test Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Tester
9 5 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Project Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.00%) Senior Tester
12 2 (2.00%) Junior Project Manager
12 2 (2.00%) Team Leader
12 2 (2.00%) Senior Business Analyst
12 2 (2.00%) Junior
12 2 (2.00%) Manual Tester
12 2 (2.00%) QA Tester
12 2 (2.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) WinForms
3 4 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XML
4 1 (1.00%) DOM
4 1 (1.00%) RESTful
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) SUSE
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) CentOS
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 21 (21.00%) Business Analysis
4 18 (18.00%) Automated Testing
5 17 (17.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 13 (13.00%) Software Testing
7 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.00%) Test Strategy
8 12 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 12 (12.00%) Validation
9 11 (11.00%) Manual Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Project Management
11 9 (9.00%) PRINCE
11 9 (9.00%) Performance Testing
12 8 (8.00%) Automation Testing
13 7 (7.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.00%) Scrum
14 6 (6.00%) Workflow
14 6 (6.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) C#
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.00%) VBA
3 3 (3.00%) Delphi
3 3 (3.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.00%) Korn
5 1 (1.00%) Groovy
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (21.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.00%) APMG
5 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.00%) IIBA
5 1 (1.00%) CBAP
5 1 (1.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) T-Plan
4 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.00%) Telerik
4 3 (3.00%) Casewise
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) Perforce
6 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £35 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago