The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 68 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -38
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 42 22 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.14% 2.14% 6.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.40% 8.24% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 61
Average salary £32,500 £28,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -11.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £25,184 £25,071
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £42,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
404 267 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 39.80% 25.97% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 243 277
Average salary £37,000 £36,400 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.64% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
Wales

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +21 34 £32,500 +16.07% 6
Newport +4 7 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Caerphilly - 1 £27,500 - 2
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 45 (60.81%) Finance
2 35 (47.30%) ISTQB
3 31 (41.89%) Test Scripting
4 26 (35.14%) Test Strategy
5 18 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.92%) SQL
8 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
8 13 (17.57%) Project Management
9 12 (16.22%) MS Office
9 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
10 10 (13.51%) XML
10 10 (13.51%) PRINCE
11 9 (12.16%) Advertising
11 9 (12.16%) MS Project
11 9 (12.16%) System Testing
11 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
12 8 (10.81%) Degree
12 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (10.81%) Validation
13 7 (9.46%) Scrum
13 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
13 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
14 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.11%) ITIL
14 6 (8.11%) Java
15 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS Project
3 8 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) ClearQuest
3 3 (4.05%) Ant
3 3 (4.05%) JUnit
3 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.05%) Maven
3 3 (4.05%) JBehave
3 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.70%) Hudson
4 2 (2.70%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (60.81%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Advertising
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Analyst
2 29 (39.19%) Test Analyst
3 13 (17.57%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.46%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Tester
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Resource Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) JSON
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
1 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Test Scripting
2 26 (35.14%) Test Strategy
3 18 (24.32%) Automated Testing
4 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.57%) Project Management
7 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 10 (13.51%) PRINCE
9 9 (12.16%) System Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
10 8 (10.81%) Validation
11 7 (9.46%) Scrum
11 7 (9.46%) Integration Testing
11 7 (9.46%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.11%) ITIL
13 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (4.05%) Groovy
4 2 (2.70%) XPath
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) XQuery
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.70%) APMG
5 1 (1.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle
2 3 (4.05%) T-Plan
3 1 (1.35%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £43 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + Staff Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago