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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 53 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.49% 4.26% 4.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.87% 13.15% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 55
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,025 £30,253 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
303 403 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.13% 32.42% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 265 344 337
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 21 £35,000 -
Newport +2 18 £35,000 -1.04%
Torfaen +11 4 £27,750 -20.71%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £25,000 -
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 60 (55.56%) Finance
2 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.59%) ISTQB
4 35 (32.41%) SQL
5 34 (31.48%) Advertising
6 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
7 29 (26.85%) Business Analysis
8 25 (23.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (23.15%) Degree
9 23 (21.30%) Functional Testing
9 23 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (18.52%) Project Management
11 19 (17.59%) Manual Testing
12 18 (16.67%) SoapUI
12 18 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (16.67%) SOAP
13 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
14 16 (14.81%) Waterfall
15 15 (13.89%) QA
15 15 (13.89%) Use Case
16 13 (12.04%) IIBA
16 13 (12.04%) MS Office
16 13 (12.04%) Software Delivery
17 12 (11.11%) Migration
17 12 (11.11%) CBAP
17 12 (11.11%) Test Strategy
18 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
19 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
20 9 (8.33%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.70%) CMS
1 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Office
2 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
2 3 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Big Data
2 5 (4.63%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.70%) DB2
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (6.48%) Selenium
3 4 (3.70%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.85%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.85%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (55.56%) Finance
2 34 (31.48%) Advertising
3 7 (6.48%) Games
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (77.78%) Analyst
2 48 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 28 (25.93%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.11%) Tester
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Software Tester
6 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Change Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Web Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) C++ Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Software Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) SOAP
2 5 (4.63%) Web Services
3 4 (3.70%) .NET
3 4 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (3.70%) STL
4 3 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Linux
1 5 (4.63%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 29 (26.85%) Business Analysis
4 25 (23.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (21.30%) Functional Testing
6 20 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 20 (18.52%) Project Management
7 19 (17.59%) Manual Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 15 (13.89%) Use Case
10 13 (12.04%) Software Delivery
11 12 (11.11%) Migration
11 12 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Data Modelling
14 9 (8.33%) Defect Management
14 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
15 8 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) Java
3 6 (5.56%) C
3 6 (5.56%) C#
4 5 (4.63%) C++
5 4 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (42.59%) ISTQB
2 25 (23.15%) Degree
3 18 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (12.04%) IIBA
5 12 (11.11%) CBAP
6 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Alterian
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.93%) IBM