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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 42 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.44% 3.63% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 12.37% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
228 186 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.66% 29.34% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 189 150 119
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 30 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Swindon

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Scrum
3 24 (47.06%) Finance
4 22 (43.14%) Computer Science
5 21 (41.18%) Degree
5 21 (41.18%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) QA
7 19 (37.25%) Use Case
8 17 (33.33%) Selenium
9 15 (29.41%) MS Office
9 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 14 (27.45%) Banking
10 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
11 13 (25.49%) Web Services
12 12 (23.53%) VBScript
12 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (21.57%) TDD
14 10 (19.61%) Retail
14 10 (19.61%) Retail Banking
15 9 (17.65%) WATIR
15 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
15 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
15 9 (17.65%) UNIX
15 9 (17.65%) Oracle
15 9 (17.65%) XML
16 8 (15.69%) VB
16 8 (15.69%) VBA
16 8 (15.69%) Windows
17 7 (13.73%) Process Management
17 7 (13.73%) SOA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Office
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
1 7 (13.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (17.65%) WATIR
3 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
4 7 (13.73%) TestNG
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 10 (19.61%) Retail
3 10 (19.61%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Test Manager
2 17 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) QA Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior QA Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Lead Tester
5 7 (13.73%) Automated Tester
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Products Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) C Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 7 (13.73%) REST
4 6 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Scrum
3 19 (37.25%) Use Case
4 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
5 11 (21.57%) TDD
6 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.73%) SOA
7 7 (13.73%) Process Management
7 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Test Management
8 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.84%) Line Management
9 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) VBScript
3 8 (15.69%) VB
3 8 (15.69%) VBA
4 7 (13.73%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) IBM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Lotus
2 1 (1.96%) Planview
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago