The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 53 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.96% 2.97% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.74% 10.98% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 34 32
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
416 337 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.11% 27.05% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 330 295 229
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,928 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ISEB
Salary Trend in Wales

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Wales

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Wales

ISEB
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
South Wales +4 46 £30,000 -3.22% 9
West Wales +6 4 £38,000 +46.15% 1
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 47 (47.47%) ISTQB
2 41 (41.41%) Test Scripting
3 37 (37.37%) Finance
4 33 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 24 (24.24%) Automated Testing
6 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
7 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (20.20%) Scrum
8 20 (20.20%) SQL
9 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 17 (17.17%) Project Management
12 15 (15.15%) Validation
13 14 (14.14%) Business Analysis
13 14 (14.14%) System Testing
13 14 (14.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 13 (13.13%) User Stories
14 13 (13.13%) Degree
14 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
15 12 (12.12%) Automation Testing
16 11 (11.11%) ClearQuest
16 11 (11.11%) Banking
16 11 (11.11%) JIRA
17 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
17 10 (10.10%) UML
17 10 (10.10%) Java
18 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
19 8 (8.08%) Advertising
19 8 (8.08%) MS Project
19 8 (8.08%) MS Office

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 3 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) FileNet
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Project
1 8 (8.08%) MS Office
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) HTTP
1 2 (2.02%) SSL
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 11 (11.11%) JIRA
2 7 (7.07%) Selenium
3 5 (5.05%) RequisitePro
3 5 (5.05%) Axure RP
3 5 (5.05%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.04%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.03%) JUnit
5 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.03%) Maven
5 3 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.02%) Hudson
6 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) NCover
6 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.02%) JBehave
6 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.08%) Advertising
5 5 (5.05%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Analyst
2 37 (37.37%) Test Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 11 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Tester
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (3.03%) Resource Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) SOAP
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.01%) Statistics
2 1 (1.01%) Open Source
2 1 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) UNIX
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.41%) Test Scripting
2 33 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 24 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
5 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (20.20%) Scrum
7 19 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 17 (17.17%) Project Management
10 15 (15.15%) Validation
11 14 (14.14%) Business Analysis
11 14 (14.14%) System Testing
12 13 (13.13%) User Stories
12 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
13 12 (12.12%) Automation Testing
14 10 (10.10%) UML
15 8 (8.08%) ITIL
15 8 (8.08%) PRINCE
15 8 (8.08%) Use Case
16 6 (6.06%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) Java
3 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) XQuery
4 2 (2.02%) XPath
4 2 (2.02%) Groovy
5 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (47.47%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (13.13%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.03%) HND
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) T-Plan
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) iRise
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Sage
5 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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