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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 38 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.25% 5.02% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 13.15% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 22
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £25,041
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
380 403 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.48% 38.16% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 324 334 251
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,050
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -13 21 £36,500 +21.66% 4
Torfaen - 9 £35,000 -
Newport -10 8 £40,000 +3.89%
ISEB
Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.36%) Degree
4 21 (31.82%) Business Analysis
5 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (24.24%) Banking
6 16 (24.24%) Automation Testing
7 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 15 (22.73%) QA
8 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
8 13 (19.70%) Automated Testing
8 13 (19.70%) SQL
8 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (18.18%) Validation
9 12 (18.18%) Scrum
10 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 10 (15.15%) Regression Testing
11 10 (15.15%) DTV
11 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
11 10 (15.15%) Cyber Security
12 9 (13.64%) C++
12 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.64%) PRINCE
12 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
13 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
13 8 (12.12%) JIRA
13 8 (12.12%) Selenium
13 8 (12.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (10.61%) Behat

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.52%) IIS
1 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Informix
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.12%) JIRA
2 8 (12.12%) Selenium
3 7 (10.61%) Behat
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.52%) JMeter
5 1 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 20 (30.30%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (19.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (19.70%) Tester
6 11 (16.67%) QA Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Financial Business Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) QA Tester
7 9 (13.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 8 (12.12%) Senior QA Analyst
8 8 (12.12%) Quality Analyst
8 8 (12.12%) Automated Tester
9 6 (9.09%) Senior Tester
9 6 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
10 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Developer
11 4 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) RESTful
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) DTV
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.24%) Automation Testing
5 15 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 13 (19.70%) Software Testing
6 13 (19.70%) Automated Testing
7 12 (18.18%) Validation
7 12 (18.18%) Scrum
8 10 (15.15%) Regression Testing
8 10 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.15%) Cyber Security
9 9 (13.64%) PRINCE
10 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.61%) Bug Management
11 7 (10.61%) Web Design
11 7 (10.61%) Use Case
11 7 (10.61%) Test Management
11 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) C++
2 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.61%) PHP
4 5 (7.58%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
6 3 (4.55%) Korn
6 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Degree
2 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (10.61%) HND
5 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.52%) APMG
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Casewise
2 2 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago