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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.80% 3.85% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.91% 16.67% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
139 126 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.71% 23.08% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 129 106 109
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £69,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) Retail
8 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
8 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
8 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 5 (18.52%) VBScript
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
8 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
9 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) Replication
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) Test Management
10 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (11.11%) C#
10 3 (11.11%) UML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.41%) TestPartner
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Application Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (3.70%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) UML
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
8 2 (7.41%) Use Case
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VBScript
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire