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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.88% 1.52% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 4.24% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 17
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
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
228 330 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.73% 35.87% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 188 307 249
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
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 23 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Southampton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) AS400
2 15 (50.00%) iSeries
3 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (43.33%) Coaching
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) QA
5 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) CGI
6 5 (16.67%) CTI
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Replication
6 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Selenium
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.33%) Linux
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Management
9 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (16.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) AS400
1 15 (50.00%) iSeries
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
1 13 (43.33%) Coaching
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Test Management
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) HP Quality Center