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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 11 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 15.15% 3.23% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.82% 12.50% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £33,750 £30,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.65% -1.61%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
17 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 25.76% 25.81% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 2
Average salary £32,250 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 +8 10 £33,750 +10.65%
ISEB
South Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
3 11 (57.89%) C++
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) DTV
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (52.63%) Cyber Security
5 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
6 8 (42.11%) Test Management
6 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
6 8 (42.11%) Bug Management
7 6 (31.58%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Advertising
10 3 (15.79%) Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
10 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.53%) User Experience
11 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Big Data
11 2 (10.53%) PaaS

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Informix
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) DTV
2 2 (10.53%) IPTV
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) Cyber Security
4 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
5 8 (42.11%) Bug Management
5 8 (42.11%) Test Management
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 3 (15.79%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik