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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.29% 2.38% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 10.14% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 4
Average salary £30,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £42,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
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
117 138 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.39% 23.43% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 97 127 141
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
(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
Tamworth 0 5 £32,500 -22.61%
Stafford - 5 £21,000 -
Lichfield -3 4 £31,250 -25.59%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 24 (55.81%) QA
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
4 18 (41.86%) Degree
4 18 (41.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
6 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
7 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
7 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (27.91%) Finance
8 12 (27.91%) C#
9 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
10 10 (23.26%) C++
10 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
11 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Release Management
13 7 (16.28%) .NET
14 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) MSTest
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Tester
3 11 (25.58%) Software Tester
4 9 (20.93%) QA Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Junior Tester
6 6 (13.95%) Junior
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Test Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Software Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Software Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
4 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Release Management
7 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
8 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (9.30%) Test Management
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) C++
4 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
1 18 (41.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP