The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.59% 2.46% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.91% 9.25% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 3
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 173 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.06% 26.62% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115 154 141
Average salary £35,000 £32,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -16.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Staffordshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stafford - 10 £30,000 -
Cannock +6 7 £35,000 -16.66%
Lichfield -14 2 £32,500 -31.21%
Tamworth -3 1 £32,500 -22.61%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 16 (47.06%) QA
3 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
7 11 (32.35%) C++
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
8 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Release Management
11 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
12 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) MSTest
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 15 (44.12%) Tester
4 10 (29.41%) Software Tester
5 8 (23.53%) QA Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) QA Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Junior Software Tester
8 3 (8.82%) Junior
8 3 (8.82%) Junior Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Database Engineer
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
10 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 13 (38.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Release Management
4 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.71%) Six Sigma
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 15 (44.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
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