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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 59 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.46% 2.19% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 9.23% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 21
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,975 £27,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
400 325 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.23% 23.72% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 330 273 287
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
South Wales +29 52 £32,000 -1.53% 2
West Wales - 7 £29,500 - 1
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 97 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (49.29%) Finance
3 57 (40.71%) ISTQB
4 51 (36.43%) Test Scripting
5 42 (30.00%) SQL
6 41 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 34 (24.29%) SDLC
9 32 (22.86%) Business Analysis
10 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
10 29 (20.71%) Advertising
11 27 (19.29%) Manual Testing
12 26 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 25 (17.86%) SoapUI
13 25 (17.86%) QA
13 25 (17.86%) SOAP
14 23 (16.43%) Scrum
15 22 (15.71%) Degree
15 22 (15.71%) Automated Testing
15 22 (15.71%) Defect Management
16 21 (15.00%) MS Office
17 19 (13.57%) Performance Testing
18 18 (12.86%) Data Modelling
19 15 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
20 14 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
20 14 (10.00%) Software Testing
21 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
22 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (8.57%) Unix

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (15.00%) MS Office
2 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) PaaS
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Big Data
2 7 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (17.86%) SoapUI
2 9 (6.43%) ClearQuest
3 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.29%) Selenium
5 5 (3.57%) JMeter
6 3 (2.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 69 (49.29%) Finance
2 29 (20.71%) Advertising
3 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Games
4 7 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (78.57%) Analyst
2 69 (49.29%) Test Analyst
3 37 (26.43%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.71%) QA Leader
9 8 (5.71%) QA Team Leader
10 7 (5.00%) Business Support Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Software Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Business Change Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.86%) Web Analyst
12 4 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) SOAP
2 11 (7.86%) XML
3 7 (5.00%) Web Services
4 4 (2.86%) COM
5 3 (2.14%) WinForms
6 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) iSeries
3 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) AS400
5 1 (0.71%) DTV
5 1 (0.71%) IPTV
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.57%) Unix
2 9 (6.43%) Windows
3 8 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (69.29%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (36.43%) Test Scripting
3 41 (29.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 34 (24.29%) SDLC
6 32 (22.86%) Business Analysis
7 27 (19.29%) Manual Testing
8 23 (16.43%) Scrum
9 22 (15.71%) Automated Testing
9 22 (15.71%) Defect Management
10 19 (13.57%) Performance Testing
11 18 (12.86%) Data Modelling
12 15 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 14 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (7.14%) Functional Testing
16 10 (7.14%) ITIL
16 10 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) Korn
4 1 (0.71%) Perl
4 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (40.71%) ISTQB
2 26 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (15.71%) Degree
4 3 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.14%) CBAP
4 3 (2.14%) IIBA
4 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.86%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (1.43%) IBM
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago