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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 25 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.05% 2.05% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 5.69% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,652 £23,500 £25,363
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
319 299 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.17% 36.11% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 277 252 199
Average salary £38,400 £41,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -21 16 £30,815 +1.03% 2
Torfaen - 9 £37,500 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) Degree
4 18 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 17 (23.61%) Business Analysis
6 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (15.28%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Banking
9 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
10 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Validation
12 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 8 (11.11%) Project Management
12 8 (11.11%) Linux
12 8 (11.11%) C#
13 7 (9.72%) .NET
13 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.72%) QA
14 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (8.33%) WinForms
14 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 6 (8.33%) Advertising
14 6 (8.33%) DTV
14 6 (8.33%) PRINCE
14 6 (8.33%) Windows
14 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.39%) JBoss
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
1 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 3 (4.17%) MS Office
4 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) MySQL
1 5 (6.94%) Informix
1 5 (6.94%) Big Data
2 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JUnit
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.39%) TestLink
2 1 (1.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.39%) Toad
2 1 (1.39%) JMeter
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.33%) Advertising
5 5 (6.94%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
7 1 (1.39%) Law
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Analyst
2 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
3 18 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Project Manager
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Tester
8 5 (6.94%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Manual Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Junior
10 3 (4.17%) Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.17%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.78%) Business Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Junior Project Manager
11 2 (2.78%) Test Engineer
12 1 (1.39%) Technical Analyst
12 1 (1.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) WinForms
3 4 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) XML
4 2 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) DTV
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) Android
4 2 (2.78%) CentOS
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Business Analysis
3 15 (20.83%) Manual Testing
4 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 11 (15.28%) Automated Testing
5 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
6 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Project Management
8 8 (11.11%) Validation
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.33%) PRINCE
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security
11 5 (6.94%) Mobile Marketing
11 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.94%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) Java
2 5 (6.94%) Perl
2 5 (6.94%) SQL
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) C++
3 4 (5.56%) Korn
3 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 18 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.94%) APMG
3 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.17%) VCP4
5 1 (1.39%) APMP
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
1 3 (4.17%) Casewise
2 2 (2.78%) Telerik
2 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.39%) Perforce
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