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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 19 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.58% 0.79% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.88% 3.07% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
160 163 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.74% 25.75% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 134 148 111
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £20,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 - 11 £35,000 - 1
Stafford - 5 £34,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Lichfield -7 1 £42,500 -19.04%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) C++
5 10 (41.67%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (29.17%) Release Management
8 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) ITIL
11 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
12 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Software Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) QA Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) QA Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Database Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (29.17%) Release Management
4 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
9 1 (4.17%) BPR
9 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £25k + bns + pkg
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Bonus + Corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 days ago