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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 31 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 91 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.49% 4.41% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.14% 13.97% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 38
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,450 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £36,400 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
411 408 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.32% 31.55% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 366 342 309
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 90 £35,000 +12.90% 8
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.33%) Finance
3 45 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 40 (29.63%) SQL
5 38 (28.15%) Degree
5 38 (28.15%) Test Scripting
6 32 (23.70%) ISTQB
7 31 (22.96%) Software Testing
7 31 (22.96%) Scrum
8 26 (19.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
10 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
11 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing
12 21 (15.56%) QA
13 20 (14.81%) PRINCE2
13 20 (14.81%) Automation Testing
14 19 (14.07%) PRINCE
15 18 (13.33%) Selenium
15 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (13.33%) SDLC
16 17 (12.59%) MS Office
17 16 (11.85%) .NET
17 16 (11.85%) Data Modelling
18 15 (11.11%) Regression Testing
18 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
18 15 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
19 14 (10.37%) Advertising
19 14 (10.37%) Validation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (1.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Office
2 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.44%) MS Project
3 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) LAN
1 2 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.48%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Informix
3 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.33%) Selenium
2 13 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.63%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.89%) SoapUI
4 11 (8.15%) JIRA
5 10 (7.41%) Behat
6 7 (5.19%) ClearQuest
6 7 (5.19%) JMeter
7 6 (4.44%) Maven
7 6 (4.44%) Artifactory
7 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.70%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.74%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.74%) Zephyr
General
1 72 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Advertising
3 12 (8.89%) Banking
4 10 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (77.78%) Analyst
2 52 (38.52%) Business Analyst
3 45 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.59%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Tester
6 14 (10.37%) QA Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Quality Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Financial Business Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Test Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) QA Tester
9 8 (5.93%) Senior QA Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Automated Tester
10 7 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Software Tester
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) Consultant
11 6 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.85%) .NET
2 12 (8.89%) SOAP
3 10 (7.41%) RESTful
4 8 (5.93%) XML
5 3 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) DTV
3 6 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.96%) AS400
5 3 (2.22%) iSeries
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Mac OS X
1 5 (3.70%) Android
1 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.96%) Linux
3 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 38 (28.15%) Test Scripting
4 31 (22.96%) Software Testing
4 31 (22.96%) Scrum
5 26 (19.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (19.26%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 23 (17.04%) Waterfall
8 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing
9 20 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 20 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 19 (14.07%) PRINCE
11 18 (13.33%) SDLC
12 16 (11.85%) Data Modelling
13 15 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 15 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (10.37%) Validation
14 14 (10.37%) Project Management
15 13 (9.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.63%) SQL
2 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.15%) C#
3 11 (8.15%) C++
4 10 (7.41%) Java
4 10 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (1.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.48%) Ruby
5 2 (1.48%) Korn
5 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) VBScript
6 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (28.15%) Degree
2 32 (23.70%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (7.41%) HND
6 4 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.22%) APMG
8 2 (1.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) Casewise
3 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle
3 2 (1.48%) IBM
4 1 (0.74%) HP
4 1 (0.74%) Telerik
Wales
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago