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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.96% 4.68% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.86% 14.43% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 16
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
175 201 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.32% 32.42% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 139 166 107
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £76,000
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 21 November 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) Scrum
4 24 (36.36%) Degree
5 23 (34.85%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 20 (30.30%) Use Case
8 19 (28.79%) QA
9 17 (25.76%) Selenium
10 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
11 15 (22.73%) Banking
12 14 (21.21%) MS Office
12 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
12 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
13 13 (19.70%) Test Management
13 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (19.70%) Web Services
14 12 (18.18%) UNIX
14 12 (18.18%) Performance Testing
15 11 (16.67%) Line Management
15 11 (16.67%) VBScript
15 11 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (16.67%) Retail
15 11 (16.67%) TDD
16 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle
16 10 (15.15%) XML
16 10 (15.15%) Retail Banking
17 9 (13.64%) WATIR
17 9 (13.64%) WebDriver

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Selenium
2 11 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.64%) WATIR
3 9 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
4 7 (10.61%) TestNG
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Retail
4 10 (15.15%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (28.79%) Test Manager
3 13 (19.70%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Test Architect
6 7 (10.61%) QA Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Senior QA Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Integration Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Junior
9 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Products Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Web Services
2 10 (15.15%) XML
3 7 (10.61%) SOAP
3 7 (10.61%) REST
4 6 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) FMCG
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) UNIX
2 8 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) Scrum
3 20 (30.30%) Use Case
4 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.70%) Test Management
6 12 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 11 (16.67%) Line Management
7 11 (16.67%) TDD
8 10 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.61%) SOA
11 7 (10.61%) Process Management
12 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 4 (6.06%) Coaching
13 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) VBScript
3 7 (10.61%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) VBA
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) C
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Degree
2 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) IBM
2 1 (1.52%) HP
2 1 (1.52%) Telerik
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