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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.40% 1.21% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 4.40% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
142 182 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.92% 27.45% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 116 162 113
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cannock -1 6 £35,000 +32.70% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Lichfield -4 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Stafford - 1 £34,000 -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) MS Project
8 1 (6.25%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) BPMN
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 23 days ago