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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.25% 4.29% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% 13.54% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 64 47 30
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
364 362 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.43% 31.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 328 309 253
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 44 £33,173 +10.57% 4
Newport - 25 £35,000 - 2
Torfaen 0 7 £35,000 +14.75%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (59.41%) Finance
3 34 (33.66%) Degree
4 29 (28.71%) Business Analysis
5 24 (23.76%) ISTQB
5 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (22.77%) Scrum
6 23 (22.77%) Automation Testing
7 22 (21.78%) SQL
7 22 (21.78%) Software Testing
8 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
8 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
8 20 (19.80%) PRINCE2
9 19 (18.81%) PRINCE
10 17 (16.83%) QA
10 17 (16.83%) Automated Testing
11 16 (15.84%) Banking
11 16 (15.84%) Selenium
11 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
13 14 (13.86%) Project Management
13 14 (13.86%) MS Visio
13 14 (13.86%) .NET
14 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
15 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
15 12 (11.88%) Advertising
16 11 (10.89%) Validation
16 11 (10.89%) UML
16 11 (10.89%) ISEB Practitioner
16 11 (10.89%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (0.99%) IIS
1 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.94%) MS Project
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Informix
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Selenium
2 10 (9.90%) JIRA
2 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.91%) SoapUI
3 9 (8.91%) Behat
3 9 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.93%) JMeter
5 6 (5.94%) Maven
5 6 (5.94%) Artifactory
5 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.95%) ClearCase
7 4 (3.96%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.99%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (59.41%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 12 (11.88%) Advertising
3 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (77.23%) Analyst
2 37 (36.63%) Test Analyst
3 33 (32.67%) Business Analyst
4 19 (18.81%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (12.87%) QA Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) Tester
7 11 (10.89%) Financial Business Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (9.90%) Quality Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) Automated Tester
9 8 (7.92%) Senior QA Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) QA Tester
10 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Senior QA Tester
11 6 (5.94%) Senior Tester
11 6 (5.94%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (5.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) SOAP
2 9 (8.91%) RESTful
3 5 (4.95%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) J2EE
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.99%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.90%) DTV
3 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) AS400
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Android
1 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.97%) Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.71%) Business Analysis
3 24 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (22.77%) Scrum
4 23 (22.77%) Automation Testing
5 22 (21.78%) Software Testing
6 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.80%) Test Scripting
6 20 (19.80%) PRINCE2
7 19 (18.81%) PRINCE
8 17 (16.83%) Automated Testing
9 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Project Management
11 11 (10.89%) Validation
11 11 (10.89%) UML
11 11 (10.89%) SDLC
12 10 (9.90%) Cyber Security
12 10 (9.90%) Test Management
13 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.91%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) SQL
2 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.90%) C#
3 10 (9.90%) C++
4 9 (8.91%) Java
4 9 (8.91%) PHP
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.99%) Korn
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) Degree
2 24 (23.76%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.89%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (8.91%) HND
4 9 (8.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.97%) APMG
6 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Casewise
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.99%) Telerik
4 1 (0.99%) HP
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago