The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.17% 3.61% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 14.88% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 3
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
ISEB
Wiltshire

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

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
120 121 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.72% 24.25% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 78
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Swindon

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Retail
4 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.00%) QA
5 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.88%) VBScript
6 7 (21.88%) MS Office
6 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.88%) Replication
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) User Stories
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Use Case
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) FMCG
8 3 (9.38%) XML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.25%) TestPartner
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Application Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) AppFabric
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
5 7 (21.88%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) VBScript
3 3 (9.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft