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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 24 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 4.21% 0.56% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.27% 1.41% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
71 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.37% 39.89% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 51
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) QA Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft