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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 58 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.65% 2.90% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.98% 11.95% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 2
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £24,550 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,100 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
164 159 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.12% 24.24% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 134 111 112
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -14 8 £32,500 +30.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -7 7 £27,000 -10.00%
Tamworth - 2 £31,250 -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
1 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (61.54%) QA
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Test Planning
3 15 (57.69%) SDLC
4 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) Retail
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) QADirector
8 7 (26.92%) VB
8 7 (26.92%) VBA
8 7 (26.92%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) MS Access
8 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MS Access
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) QADirector
1 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Tester
2 16 (61.54%) Software Tester
3 10 (38.46%) Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Tester
6 5 (19.23%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) QA Manual Tester
6 5 (19.23%) QA Tester
6 5 (19.23%) Software QA Tester
7 4 (15.38%) Software Analyst
8 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
8 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
9 2 (7.69%) Junior
9 2 (7.69%) Junior Manual Tester
9 2 (7.69%) Junior QA Tester
9 2 (7.69%) Junior Tester
9 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
2 15 (57.69%) SDLC
2 15 (57.69%) Test Planning
3 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Black-Box Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
7 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Test Management
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft