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 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 25 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 4.11% 7.84% 12.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 14.81% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £37,500 £25,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.63% -16.93%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
18 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 24.66% 52.94% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 11
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 21 November 2014. 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 -5 3 £37,500 +45.63%
ISEB
South Wales

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Informix
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) TestLink
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Informix
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestLink
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) DOM
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat