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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.61% 2.86% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.34% 9.30% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,975 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
202 172 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 28.21% 30.71% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 167 145 136
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 32 (59.26%) Scrum
2 26 (48.15%) Finance
3 20 (37.04%) QA
4 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
4 19 (35.19%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) Banking
5 17 (31.48%) Use Case
5 17 (31.48%) Degree
6 16 (29.63%) MS Office
7 15 (27.78%) Selenium
8 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
9 13 (24.07%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (24.07%) VBScript
10 12 (22.22%) Web Services
10 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 11 (20.37%) VB
11 11 (20.37%) VBA
11 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (20.37%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
12 10 (18.52%) Retail
12 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.52%) Retail Banking
13 9 (16.67%) WATIR
13 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
14 8 (14.81%) XML
14 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
14 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
15 7 (12.96%) Windows
15 7 (12.96%) Telecoms

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Office
2 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Selenium
2 13 (24.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (16.67%) WATIR
3 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 6 (11.11%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Retail
3 10 (18.52%) Retail Banking
4 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Test Manager
3 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Lead Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Automated Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) PMO Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Transition Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 8 (14.81%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) RESTful
3 6 (11.11%) REST
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Scrum
2 17 (31.48%) Use Case
3 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.37%) Automated Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.11%) SOA
8 6 (11.11%) Process Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
10 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Test Management
11 2 (3.70%) ITIL
11 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) VBScript
3 11 (20.37%) VB
3 11 (20.37%) VBA
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Lotus
2 3 (5.56%) Planview
3 2 (3.70%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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