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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.75% 3.16% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.17% 8.08% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 22
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,215
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -2.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £24,500 £25,020
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
293 359 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.44% 39.06% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 252 299 208
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £50,000 £55,000
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 March 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 March 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 -14 14 £32,500 +1.56%
Torfaen - 6 £36,250 -
Newport -12 1 £40,000 +3.89% 1
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Finance
3 24 (32.00%) Degree
4 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
5 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
6 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 13 (17.33%) Banking
8 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
8 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
8 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
9 11 (14.67%) QA
10 10 (13.33%) Validation
10 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.33%) C#
10 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.00%) .NET
12 8 (10.67%) Linux
12 8 (10.67%) Project Management
12 8 (10.67%) PRINCE
13 7 (9.33%) DTV
13 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
13 7 (9.33%) Windows
13 7 (9.33%) Cyber Security
14 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
14 6 (8.00%) Advertising
14 6 (8.00%) Scrum

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.33%) IIS
1 1 (1.33%) JBoss
1 1 (1.33%) Apache
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS Project
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
4 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) PaaS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MySQL
1 5 (6.67%) Informix
1 5 (6.67%) Big Data
2 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) JIRA
1 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) JUnit
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Toad
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.33%) TestLink
3 1 (1.33%) Behat
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) Advertising
5 5 (6.67%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
7 1 (1.33%) Law
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Analyst
2 33 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (25.33%) Business Analyst
4 14 (18.67%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (14.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (13.33%) Project Manager
7 9 (12.00%) Tester
8 5 (6.67%) Manual Tester
8 5 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Junior
10 3 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Quality Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) WinForms
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.33%) RESTful
5 1 (1.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) DTV
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) CentOS
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.33%) Business Analysis
3 15 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
4 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
4 13 (17.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.33%) Validation
5 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.67%) PRINCE
6 8 (10.67%) Project Management
7 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Cyber Security
8 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) C#
2 5 (6.67%) C++
2 5 (6.67%) Java
2 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.67%) Perl
2 5 (6.67%) SQL
3 4 (5.33%) Korn
3 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
2 21 (28.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.67%) APMG
3 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.00%) Telerik
2 3 (4.00%) Casewise
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
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