The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 75 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 43 23 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.54% 1.84% 6.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.47% 6.82% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 65
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £25,204 £25,355
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
454 337 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.43% 26.98% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 377 292 308
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +14 41 £32,500 +15.04% 15
West Wales - 2 £40,750 - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 38 (47.50%) ISTQB
3 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 26 (32.50%) Test Strategy
5 20 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 19 (23.75%) Automated Testing
7 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (18.75%) SQL
9 13 (16.25%) MS Office
9 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
9 13 (16.25%) Project Management
10 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 11 (13.75%) XML
11 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.75%) QA
12 10 (12.50%) PRINCE
13 9 (11.25%) Advertising
13 9 (11.25%) Validation
13 9 (11.25%) MS Project
13 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
13 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
13 9 (11.25%) System Testing
14 8 (10.00%) Project Planning
14 8 (10.00%) Degree
14 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
15 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
15 6 (7.50%) ITIL
15 6 (7.50%) Scrum
15 6 (7.50%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.25%) MS Project
4 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Selenium
2 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) JUnit
2 4 (5.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.75%) Ant
3 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 3 (3.75%) JBehave
3 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
4 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Advertising
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Analyst
2 32 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Tester
4 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Junior
6 5 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Resource Manager
8 3 (3.75%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Junior Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) XML
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
3 2 (2.50%) JSON
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
3 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 26 (32.50%) Test Strategy
3 20 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Automated Testing
5 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
7 13 (16.25%) Project Management
8 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.50%) PRINCE
10 9 (11.25%) Validation
10 9 (11.25%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) Integration Testing
10 9 (11.25%) System Testing
11 8 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (7.50%) Performance Testing
12 6 (7.50%) ITIL
12 6 (7.50%) Scrum
12 6 (7.50%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) Groovy
3 3 (3.75%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) XQuery
4 2 (2.50%) XPath
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Python
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (47.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) APMG
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.25%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market leading salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £43 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + Staff Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago