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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.90% 1.81% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 8.82% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Average salary £25,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.69% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
156 102 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.66% 20.52% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 135 92 142
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 4 - -
Stafford - 3 £21,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £30,000 -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 19 (55.88%) QA
3 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
4 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (41.18%) Degree
4 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
9 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
9 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (20.59%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) C++
12 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.76%) CRM
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
13 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
13 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (26.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) MSTest
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Software Tester
4 7 (20.59%) QA Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Junior
5 6 (17.65%) Junior Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Software Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Test Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
4 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISTQB
2 14 (41.18%) Degree
3 13 (38.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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