The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 37 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.68% 3.91% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.51% 10.39% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 24
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% +13.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £25,700 £25,204
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
ISEB
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
389 462 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.19% 37.65% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 326 376 306
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
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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 -18 36 £35,000 +10.23% 3
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 32 (45.71%) Finance
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) Degree
3 21 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 20 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 17 (24.29%) Banking
5 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 15 (21.43%) QA
6 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 13 (18.57%) SQL
7 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
8 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.14%) Validation
8 12 (17.14%) .NET
9 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
10 10 (14.29%) Scrum
10 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.86%) DTV
11 9 (12.86%) PRINCE
11 9 (12.86%) C#
11 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
11 9 (12.86%) Cyber Security
12 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
13 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.00%) Selenium
13 7 (10.00%) C++
13 7 (10.00%) JavaScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) PaaS
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 3 (4.29%) Informix
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (10.00%) Selenium
3 6 (8.57%) Behat
3 6 (8.57%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) JMeter
5 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Banking
3 11 (15.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
5 3 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) Analyst
2 28 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 15 (21.43%) Tester
5 13 (18.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) QA Tester
8 8 (11.43%) Senior QA Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) Automated Tester
10 6 (8.57%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (8.57%) Senior Tester
11 5 (7.14%) Manual Tester
12 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Developer
12 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
13 3 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) RESTful
3 5 (7.14%) WinForms
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) UNIX
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) CentOS
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.14%) Manual Testing
6 12 (17.14%) Validation
7 10 (14.29%) Scrum
7 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.86%) PRINCE
8 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.86%) Cyber Security
9 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (8.57%) Bug Management
10 6 (8.57%) UML
10 6 (8.57%) Use Case
10 6 (8.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 9 (12.86%) C#
3 7 (10.00%) C++
3 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) PHP
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.29%) Korn
6 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.43%) Python
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Degree
2 21 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.57%) HND
3 6 (8.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (2.86%) APMG
5 2 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Telerik
3 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (2.86%) Casewise
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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