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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.98% 2.35% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 10.00% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 10
Median salary £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,950 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,900 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
139 150 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.01% 23.55% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 124 105 115
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -5 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 7 £42,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £31,250 -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 18 (62.07%) QA
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (51.72%) SDLC
5 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
6 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
7 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
8 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
8 10 (34.48%) C#
8 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
8 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) Project Management
10 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Retail
10 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (24.14%) Black-Box Testing
11 7 (24.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (24.14%) TestPartner
11 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 7 (24.14%) QADirector
11 7 (24.14%) Windows
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MS Access
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) QADirector
1 7 (24.14%) TestPartner
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Appium
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Tester
2 16 (55.17%) Software Tester
3 12 (41.38%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Automation Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Manual Tester
6 5 (17.24%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) QA Manual Tester
6 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
6 5 (17.24%) Software QA Tester
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Software Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Junior Tester
9 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
9 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.45%) HTML5
2 1 (3.45%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Online Games
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
2 15 (51.72%) SDLC
3 12 (41.38%) Test Planning
4 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (20.69%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
8 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (13.79%) QMS
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) VB
3 7 (24.14%) VBA
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (37.93%) ISTQB
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
4 7 (24.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft