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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.77% 4.50% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.03% 20.56% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 11
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
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
133 107 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 23.01% 21.88% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 104 118
Average salary £44,500 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,780 £60,000
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 31 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Scrum
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) ISTQB
4 13 (28.26%) Knowledge Management
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) Performance Testing
5 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.91%) Degree
6 11 (23.91%) Retail
7 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 10 (21.74%) MS Office
7 10 (21.74%) Test Management
8 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Line Management
8 9 (19.57%) VBScript
8 9 (19.57%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (19.57%) QA
8 9 (19.57%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (15.22%) User Stories
10 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
10 7 (15.22%) Replication
11 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.74%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.35%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Retail
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.52%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Test Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Integration Architect
4 8 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Architect
5 3 (6.52%) UML Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Products Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) WCF
1 1 (2.17%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 4 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Scrum
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Knowledge Management
2 13 (28.26%) Performance Testing
3 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Test Management
5 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Line Management
6 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.22%) User Stories
7 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) Coaching
8 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Use Case
10 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISTQB
2 11 (23.91%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) Telerik
1 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire