The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.60% 2.32% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.05% 6.19% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +107.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £36,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £97,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
ISEB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
347 339 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.00% 37.38% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 231 312 236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Southampton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 23 (51.11%) Finance
4 21 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (44.44%) iSeries
5 20 (44.44%) AS400
5 20 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 18 (40.00%) Coaching
6 18 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (26.67%) QA
8 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) Degree
10 6 (13.33%) Replication
10 6 (13.33%) Windows
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.33%) CGI
10 6 (13.33%) CTI
10 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
11 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
12 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.89%) Scrum
12 4 (8.89%) SDLC
13 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
13 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
13 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) CTI
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) JMeter
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Analyst
2 24 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) CGI
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) AS400
1 20 (44.44%) iSeries
2 6 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 20 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 18 (40.00%) Coaching
4 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) User Stories
9 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) HP