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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 52 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.23% 4.60% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.54% 13.54% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 51 51 27
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,842 £27,500 £27,041
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
384 384 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.27% 33.98% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 330 320 261
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 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 1 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
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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 -15 32 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Newport +7 16 £35,369 -8.13% 2
Torfaen - 8 £35,000 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (56.58%) Finance
1 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 22 (28.95%) Degree
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
6 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
6 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Scrum
7 16 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 15 (19.74%) PRINCE
9 14 (18.42%) SQL
9 14 (18.42%) .NET
9 14 (18.42%) Selenium
9 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
10 13 (17.11%) Banking
10 13 (17.11%) QA
10 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
11 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.16%) C#
14 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
14 9 (11.84%) DTV
14 9 (11.84%) C++
14 9 (11.84%) Java
14 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
15 8 (10.53%) Bug Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) Informix
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Selenium
2 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 7 (9.21%) Behat
3 7 (9.21%) JMeter
4 6 (7.89%) Maven
4 6 (7.89%) Artifactory
4 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.63%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.32%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 43 (56.58%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.89%) Advertising
5 3 (3.95%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (75.00%) Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) Business Analyst
3 22 (28.95%) Test Analyst
4 16 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Financial Business Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) QA Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Tester
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) QA Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Senior QA Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Quality Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Automated Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) RESTful
3 3 (3.95%) XML
3 3 (3.95%) J2EE
3 3 (3.95%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) DTV
3 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Android
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (23.68%) Automation Testing
5 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
5 17 (22.37%) Scrum
6 16 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.74%) PRINCE
8 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
9 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
11 8 (10.53%) Bug Management
11 8 (10.53%) Validation
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
11 8 (10.53%) UML
11 8 (10.53%) Use Case
11 8 (10.53%) Test Management
12 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.16%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 7 (9.21%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.32%) Korn
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
3 11 (14.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (9.21%) HND
5 6 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.95%) APMG
7 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Casewise
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.32%) Telerik
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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