The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 21 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 3.08% - 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £24,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
ISEB
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage region.

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 125 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 30.77% 52.30% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 62 27
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

ISEB
Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stevenage region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Stevenage

ISEB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 3 (25.00%) Toad
6 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (16.67%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) STB
8 1 (8.33%) DVB
8 1 (8.33%) D-Bus
8 1 (8.33%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) QA Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (25.00%) Junior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle