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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.35% 1.39% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 7.09% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 8
Average salary £28,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £33,900 £26,263
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £43,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
150 141 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.47% 19.64% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 105 116 164
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 6 £25,000 -24.24%
Stafford -5 4 £27,500 -19.11%
Lichfield -2 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Cannock +9 2 £42,000 +20.00%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) QA
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) PHP
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) SOAP
9 3 (12.00%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) FogBugz
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) QADirector
3 2 (8.00%) TestPartner
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Tester
2 10 (40.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) VB
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
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