The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 13 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 15.15% 5.79% -
As % of the Qualifications category 46.88% 18.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 0
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
ISEB
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Qualifications Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 32.32% 31.40% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 17
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

ISEB
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Torfaen region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Torfaen

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Torfaen

ISEB
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +14 15 £32,000 -14.66%
ISEB
South Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 23 (92.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) QA
5 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 7 (28.00%) Data Mining
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) Advertising
6 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (28.00%) Marketing
6 7 (28.00%) Big Data
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile Marketing
6 7 (28.00%) PaaS
6 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) SaaS
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
10 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (4.00%) IPTV

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Big Data
1 7 (28.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Advertising
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DTV
1 1 (4.00%) IPTV
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (84.00%) Manual Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (28.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile Marketing
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Korn
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft