The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 99 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 149 134 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 2.53% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 9.85% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 91
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1657 1361 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.26% 25.70% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1044 1099
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the West Midlands region.

ISEB Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

ISEB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +14 84 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Warwickshire -8 14 £37,750 +30.17% 2
Coventry +5 13 £37,500 -24.24% 1
Staffordshire +2 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Worcestershire +6 9 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire -17 6 £43,000 +8.86% 1
Solihull +10 1 £26,500 -33.75% 2
West Bromwich -2 1 £30,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -9 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 91 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (35.02%) ISTQB
3 69 (26.85%) SQL
4 65 (25.29%) Finance
5 58 (22.57%) ITIL
6 52 (20.23%) Degree
7 51 (19.84%) PRINCE2
7 51 (19.84%) Data Centre
8 50 (19.46%) Test Scripting
8 50 (19.46%) Software Testing
9 45 (17.51%) Test Management
10 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
10 44 (17.12%) Test Strategy
11 43 (16.73%) Project Management
11 43 (16.73%) QA
12 40 (15.56%) Test Automation
13 39 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 38 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (14.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 35 (13.62%) Presales
16 34 (13.23%) Line Management
16 34 (13.23%) TOGAF
16 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (12.84%) Service Management
17 33 (12.84%) Automated Testing
17 33 (12.84%) Computer Science
17 33 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (12.84%) SDLC
18 31 (12.06%) Non-Functional Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.50%) Apache
2 3 (1.17%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.45%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (5.84%) IaaS
1 15 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (5.84%) PaaS
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Google Drive
3 2 (0.78%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.50%) SAN
2 7 (2.72%) Internet
3 2 (0.78%) FTP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.56%) DB2
2 22 (8.56%) MySQL
3 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.17%) MS Access
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (8.17%) Selenium
2 19 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.89%) HP UFT
4 8 (3.11%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.95%) JIRA
5 5 (1.95%) LoadUI
5 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.56%) JUnit
6 4 (1.56%) TestPartner
6 4 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.17%) QADirector
7 3 (1.17%) Serena SBM
7 3 (1.17%) TestDirector
7 3 (1.17%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.78%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.39%) Appium
9 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 65 (25.29%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Publishing
3 16 (6.23%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.67%) Banking
5 11 (4.28%) Marketing
5 11 (4.28%) Retail
6 8 (3.11%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.95%) Games
7 5 (1.95%) Law
8 4 (1.56%) Billing
9 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (35.80%) Analyst
2 64 (24.90%) Test Analyst
3 51 (19.84%) Test Manager
4 24 (9.34%) Business Analyst
4 24 (9.34%) Tester
5 19 (7.39%) Test Leader
6 16 (6.23%) Service Manager
6 16 (6.23%) Test Validation Manager
6 16 (6.23%) Transition Manager
7 15 (5.84%) Senior Manager
7 15 (5.84%) Test Engineer
8 14 (5.45%) Architect
8 14 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) QA Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) QA Test Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Software Tester
10 11 (4.28%) UAT Lead
10 11 (4.28%) UAT Test Lead
11 10 (3.89%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) .NET
1 9 (3.50%) LAMP
1 9 (3.50%) XML
2 8 (3.11%) HTML
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Flex
3 2 (0.78%) Middleware
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.84%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 25 (9.73%) CMDB
4 14 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.45%) Life Science
5 9 (3.50%) Clustering
5 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.56%) Statistics
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.61%) Windows
2 11 (4.28%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.50%) AIX
3 9 (3.50%) Linux
3 9 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.50%) Solaris
3 9 (3.50%) SUSE
3 9 (3.50%) Unix
4 8 (3.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.11%) Windows 8
4 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.57%) ITIL
3 51 (19.84%) PRINCE2
4 50 (19.46%) Software Testing
4 50 (19.46%) Test Scripting
5 45 (17.51%) Test Management
6 44 (17.12%) Test Strategy
7 43 (16.73%) Project Management
8 40 (15.56%) Test Automation
9 38 (14.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (13.62%) Presales
11 34 (13.23%) Line Management
11 34 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (13.23%) TOGAF
12 33 (12.84%) Automated Testing
12 33 (12.84%) SDLC
12 33 (12.84%) Service Management
13 31 (12.06%) Manual Testing
13 31 (12.06%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (26.85%) SQL
2 9 (3.50%) C#
2 9 (3.50%) Perl
2 9 (3.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.56%) Java
3 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.17%) VB
4 3 (1.17%) VBA
5 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (35.02%) ISTQB
2 52 (20.23%) Degree
3 38 (14.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 13 (5.06%) PMP
5 10 (3.89%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.39%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.73%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.78%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (5.84%) SCVMM
3 9 (3.50%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 9 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (3.50%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.78%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.28%) HP
3 28 (10.89%) Oracle
4 22 (8.56%) IBM
5 15 (5.84%) VMware
6 14 (5.45%) Citrix
7 13 (5.06%) BMC
7 13 (5.06%) CheckPoint
7 13 (5.06%) Cisco
7 13 (5.06%) EMC
7 13 (5.06%) Juniper
7 13 (5.06%) NetApp
8 9 (3.50%) CA
8 9 (3.50%) Sun
8 9 (3.50%) Veritas
9 4 (1.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.78%) Google
11 1 (0.39%) Niku
11 1 (0.39%) SAP
11 1 (0.39%) Trayport
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