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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 40 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 45 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.27% 3.47% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.24% 11.60% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 21
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
316 362 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.95% 29.94% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 282 311 288
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 October 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 1 October 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 +2 27 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Newport +2 4 £30,500 +3.38% 2
Bridgend - 3 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £30,500 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) Finance
3 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
3 34 (35.42%) Test Scripting
4 22 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 18 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 17 (17.71%) Automated Testing
6 17 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (16.67%) SQL
8 15 (15.63%) Scrum
9 14 (14.58%) Banking
9 14 (14.58%) Degree
10 13 (13.54%) JIRA
10 13 (13.54%) Validation
11 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.50%) User Stories
11 12 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (11.46%) VirtualBox
12 11 (11.46%) T-Plan
13 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
13 10 (10.42%) Performance Testing
13 10 (10.42%) MS Office
13 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
14 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 9 (9.38%) UML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 8 (8.33%) MS Project
2 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.13%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.13%) RequisitePro
4 3 (3.13%) Selenium
5 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.08%) TestLink
6 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.04%) JBehave
6 1 (1.04%) Hudson
6 1 (1.04%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) JUnit
6 1 (1.04%) WATIR
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Welsh Language
5 4 (4.17%) Advertising
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (67.71%) Analyst
2 36 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 29 (30.21%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Project Analyst
11 2 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
11 2 (2.08%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.04%) Agile Test Analyst
12 1 (1.04%) Senior Business Analyst
12 1 (1.04%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) RESTful
3 1 (1.04%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.08%) DTV
3 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) UNIX
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Test Scripting
3 22 (22.92%) Software Testing
4 18 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 17 (17.71%) Automated Testing
5 17 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (15.63%) Scrum
7 13 (13.54%) Validation
8 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 12 (12.50%) User Stories
8 12 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.42%) Performance Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.38%) UML
10 9 (9.38%) Use Case
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
11 8 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.13%) Delphi
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.13%) VBA
4 1 (1.04%) Groovy
4 1 (1.04%) XQuery
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) XPath
4 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.58%) Degree
3 9 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.04%) APMG
5 1 (1.04%) IIBA
5 1 (1.04%) CBAP
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) T-Plan
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.08%) iRise
6 1 (1.04%) Sage
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Casewise
6 1 (1.04%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago