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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 41 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 55 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.96% 3.44% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.49% 12.94% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 21
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
355 309 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.01% 26.55% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 311 275 238
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 £25,000 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +12 44 £32,500 - 11
Torfaen -1 2 £30,500 -1.61%
Bridgend - 2 £34,750 - 1
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (42.59%) Finance
1 46 (42.59%) ISTQB
2 38 (35.19%) Test Scripting
3 27 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 25 (23.15%) Test Strategy
5 24 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 19 (17.59%) Business Analysis
7 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.67%) SQL
8 17 (15.74%) Scrum
9 16 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.89%) Project Management
10 15 (13.89%) Validation
10 15 (13.89%) Degree
10 15 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (12.96%) Waterfall
11 14 (12.96%) Banking
11 14 (12.96%) JIRA
12 13 (12.04%) System Testing
13 12 (11.11%) User Stories
13 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 11 (10.19%) ClearQuest
14 11 (10.19%) MS Office
14 11 (10.19%) T-Plan
14 11 (10.19%) VirtualBox
14 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (9.26%) MS Project
15 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
15 10 (9.26%) PRINCE

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) FileNet
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Office
2 10 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Project
3 7 (6.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.85%) SSL
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) JIRA
2 11 (10.19%) ClearQuest
3 4 (3.70%) Selenium
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.78%) RequisitePro
4 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 3 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.85%) Hudson
5 2 (1.85%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.85%) JBehave
5 2 (1.85%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.85%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) Maven
5 2 (1.85%) Ant
5 2 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 46 (42.59%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.41%) Advertising
5 7 (6.48%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (63.89%) Analyst
2 40 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) Test Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (2.78%) Resource Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Financial Business Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Project Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Lead Business Analyst
11 2 (1.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (1.85%) Test Leader
11 2 (1.85%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) JSON
3 2 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
4 1 (0.93%) WinForms
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.85%) DTV
1 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
1 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.93%) Statistics
2 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) UNIX
2 4 (3.70%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Test Scripting
2 27 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 25 (23.15%) Test Strategy
4 24 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 19 (17.59%) Business Analysis
6 18 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.74%) Scrum
8 16 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 15 (13.89%) Project Management
9 15 (13.89%) Validation
9 15 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (12.96%) Waterfall
11 13 (12.04%) System Testing
12 12 (11.11%) User Stories
12 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 10 (9.26%) PRINCE
14 9 (8.33%) UML
14 9 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 9 (8.33%) Use Case
15 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.85%) VBA
4 2 (1.85%) XQuery
4 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.85%) XPath
4 2 (1.85%) Groovy
4 2 (1.85%) Delphi
5 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (42.59%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.89%) Degree
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.93%) IIBA
5 1 (0.93%) CBAP
5 1 (0.93%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) T-Plan
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.85%) iRise
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Sage
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik
5 1 (0.93%) Casewise
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £360 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £200 - £250 per annum + Bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £360 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £360 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £80 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago