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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 44 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.22% 4.40% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.09% 12.21% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 56 30
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,284
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,850 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -0.68%
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
436 475 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.94% 36.07% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 368 380 309
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
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 29 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 29 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
(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 -14 43 £35,000 +13.82% 4
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.21%) Degree
4 21 (29.58%) Business Analysis
5 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (25.35%) Automation Testing
7 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
7 16 (22.54%) Banking
8 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
8 15 (21.13%) QA
8 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
9 14 (19.72%) Scrum
9 14 (19.72%) SQL
10 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
11 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
11 12 (16.90%) Validation
12 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
12 11 (15.49%) PRINCE
12 11 (15.49%) .NET
12 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
12 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
13 10 (14.08%) Manual Testing
13 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.08%) DTV
14 9 (12.68%) C++
14 9 (12.68%) Selenium
14 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
14 9 (12.68%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (12.68%) Cucumber

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Informix
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Selenium
1 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
2 8 (11.27%) JIRA
3 7 (9.86%) Behat
4 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.82%) JMeter
5 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.41%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Toad
6 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Banking
3 11 (15.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.63%) Advertising
5 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (77.46%) Analyst
2 24 (33.80%) Test Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Business Analyst
4 20 (28.17%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (19.72%) Tester
6 13 (18.31%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (15.49%) QA Analyst
8 10 (14.08%) Financial Business Analyst
8 10 (14.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 9 (12.68%) QA Tester
10 8 (11.27%) Automated Tester
10 8 (11.27%) Senior QA Analyst
10 8 (11.27%) Quality Analyst
11 6 (8.45%) Senior Tester
11 6 (8.45%) Senior QA Tester
12 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
13 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
13 4 (5.63%) Developer
13 4 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (5.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) RESTful
3 3 (4.23%) J2EE
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) DTV
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Android
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
1 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) CentOS
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Business Analysis
3 19 (26.76%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.35%) Automation Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Software Testing
5 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
6 14 (19.72%) Scrum
7 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
8 12 (16.90%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.90%) Validation
9 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
9 11 (15.49%) PRINCE
10 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
10 10 (14.08%) Manual Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Test Scripting
12 8 (11.27%) Use Case
12 8 (11.27%) UML
13 7 (9.86%) OO
13 7 (9.86%) Test Management
13 7 (9.86%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.68%) C++
4 7 (9.86%) PHP
5 6 (8.45%) Java
6 5 (7.04%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) Korn
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Degree
2 16 (22.54%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.68%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (9.86%) HND
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.82%) APMG
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Casewise
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.41%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago