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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 66 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.77% 4.16% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.18% 13.11% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,650 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
408 427 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 31.75% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 356 346 295
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,928 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
South Wales +8 65 £35,000 +16.66% 6
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (58.25%) Finance
3 35 (33.98%) Degree
4 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
5 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (23.30%) ISTQB
6 24 (23.30%) Scrum
6 24 (23.30%) SQL
7 23 (22.33%) Software Testing
7 23 (22.33%) Automation Testing
8 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
9 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
9 20 (19.42%) PRINCE2
10 19 (18.45%) PRINCE
11 18 (17.48%) QA
11 18 (17.48%) Automated Testing
12 17 (16.50%) Selenium
13 16 (15.53%) Banking
13 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (14.56%) Regression Testing
14 15 (14.56%) .NET
15 14 (13.59%) MS Visio
15 14 (13.59%) Project Management
16 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
17 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
17 12 (11.65%) Advertising
18 11 (10.68%) ISEB Practitioner
18 11 (10.68%) JIRA
18 11 (10.68%) Cucumber
18 11 (10.68%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.97%) IIS
1 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.83%) MS Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) Informix
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Selenium
2 11 (10.68%) JIRA
2 11 (10.68%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.71%) Behat
4 9 (8.74%) SoapUI
4 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.80%) JMeter
6 6 (5.83%) Maven
6 6 (5.83%) Artifactory
6 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.85%) ClearCase
8 4 (3.88%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.97%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 60 (58.25%) Finance
2 16 (15.53%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Advertising
3 12 (11.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Analyst
2 38 (36.89%) Test Analyst
3 33 (32.04%) Business Analyst
4 19 (18.45%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) QA Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Tester
6 12 (11.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Financial Business Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Quality Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Automated Tester
8 8 (7.77%) Senior QA Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.80%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Senior QA Tester
10 6 (5.83%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) .NET
2 10 (9.71%) RESTful
3 9 (8.74%) SOAP
4 5 (4.85%) XML
5 3 (2.91%) J2EE
6 1 (0.97%) Web Services
6 1 (0.97%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) DTV
3 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Android
1 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) UNIX
5 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
3 25 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (23.30%) Scrum
5 23 (22.33%) Software Testing
5 23 (22.33%) Automation Testing
6 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
7 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
7 20 (19.42%) PRINCE2
8 19 (18.45%) PRINCE
9 18 (17.48%) Automated Testing
10 15 (14.56%) Regression Testing
11 14 (13.59%) Project Management
12 11 (10.68%) Validation
12 11 (10.68%) UML
12 11 (10.68%) SDLC
13 10 (9.71%) Cyber Security
13 10 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (9.71%) Web Design
13 10 (9.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.71%) C#
3 10 (9.71%) C++
3 10 (9.71%) PHP
4 9 (8.74%) Java
5 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.97%) Korn
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) VBScript
6 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Degree
2 24 (23.30%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.68%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (9.71%) HND
4 10 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.91%) APMG
6 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Casewise
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.97%) Telerik
4 1 (0.97%) HP
Wales
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago