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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 91 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 159 109 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 2.04% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.21% 8.23% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 100 82 112
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1558 1324 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.27% 24.83% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1077 1314
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +3 81 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Coventry +1 20 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Warwickshire +16 17 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Staffordshire -1 12 £38,750 +40.90% 3
Shropshire -6 12 £35,978 -3.89% 1
Worcestershire +19 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 3 £32,000 -
Walsall +2 2 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Solihull +10 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 86 (29.25%) Finance
2 85 (28.91%) Degree
2 85 (28.91%) MS Excel
3 84 (28.57%) SQL
4 83 (28.23%) SDLC
5 80 (27.21%) ISTQB
6 78 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (24.83%) Project Management
8 69 (23.47%) Software Testing
9 67 (22.79%) Data Centre
10 63 (21.43%) ITIL
11 62 (21.09%) QA
12 61 (20.75%) PRINCE2
13 59 (20.07%) TOGAF
13 59 (20.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (19.39%) Test Scripting
15 54 (18.37%) Computer Science
16 53 (18.03%) Service Delivery
16 53 (18.03%) Line Management
17 52 (17.69%) Microsoft
18 50 (17.01%) Technical Architecture
18 50 (17.01%) Zachman Framework
19 47 (15.99%) Software Engineering
20 46 (15.65%) Retail
21 45 (15.31%) Requirements Analysis
21 45 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
21 45 (15.31%) Presales
22 44 (14.97%) SQL Server
23 43 (14.63%) Automated Testing
23 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills

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 13 (4.42%) Documentum
2 7 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.04%) FileNet
4 5 (1.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (28.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.56%) MS Office
3 11 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (5.10%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (13.61%) Amazon EC2
1 40 (13.61%) IaaS
1 40 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 40 (13.61%) PaaS
2 18 (6.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.70%) SAN
2 2 (0.68%) DHCP
2 2 (0.68%) DNS
2 2 (0.68%) Firewall
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) LAN
2 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) SMS
3 1 (0.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.86%) MySQL
3 28 (9.52%) DB2
4 7 (2.38%) MS Access
4 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.82%) JIRA
2 20 (6.80%) HP UFT
2 20 (6.80%) Selenium
3 18 (6.12%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.06%) SoapUI
5 8 (2.72%) LoadUI
6 7 (2.38%) QADirector
6 7 (2.38%) TestPartner
6 7 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.70%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.70%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.02%) JUnit
10 2 (0.68%) Appium
10 2 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.68%) Serena SBM
10 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.68%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.68%) WinRunner
10 2 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 86 (29.25%) Finance
2 46 (15.65%) Retail
3 28 (9.52%) Publishing
4 14 (4.76%) Games
5 6 (2.04%) Automotive
5 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.02%) Banking
7 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Law
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (37.76%) Analyst
2 59 (20.07%) Test Analyst
3 39 (13.27%) Business Analyst
4 37 (12.59%) Tester
5 28 (9.52%) Software Tester
6 27 (9.18%) Architect
7 22 (7.48%) Developer
7 22 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (7.48%) Test Manager
8 20 (6.80%) Software Analyst
8 20 (6.80%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.12%) Software Test Analyst
10 16 (5.44%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) Test Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) Manual Test Analyst
12 11 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (3.74%) Transition Manager
12 11 (3.74%) UAT Lead
12 11 (3.74%) UAT Test Lead
13 10 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.12%) HTML
2 9 (3.06%) CSS
2 9 (3.06%) XML
3 7 (2.38%) .NET
4 5 (1.70%) LAMP
5 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) CSS3
6 2 (0.68%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
7 1 (0.34%) Flash
7 1 (0.34%) JSON
7 1 (0.34%) Middleware
7 1 (0.34%) SOAP
7 1 (0.34%) WPF
7 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.79%) Data Centre
2 54 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 43 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (9.52%) CMDB
5 17 (5.78%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.74%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.72%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.04%) Life Science
10 5 (1.70%) Clustering
11 4 (1.36%) Statistics
12 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.68%) AS400
13 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.68%) NHS
13 2 (0.68%) Online Games
14 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.34%) EPoS
14 1 (0.34%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.14%) Windows
2 9 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.04%) Unix
4 5 (1.70%) AIX
4 5 (1.70%) Linux
4 5 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.70%) Solaris
4 5 (1.70%) SUSE
5 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.23%) SDLC
2 78 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (24.83%) Project Management
4 69 (23.47%) Software Testing
5 63 (21.43%) ITIL
6 61 (20.75%) PRINCE2
7 59 (20.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 59 (20.07%) TOGAF
8 57 (19.39%) Test Scripting
9 53 (18.03%) Line Management
9 53 (18.03%) Service Delivery
10 50 (17.01%) Technical Architecture
10 50 (17.01%) Zachman Framework
11 47 (15.99%) Software Engineering
12 45 (15.31%) Presales
12 45 (15.31%) Requirements Analysis
12 45 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (14.63%) Automated Testing
14 42 (14.29%) Service Management
15 40 (13.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.57%) SQL
2 20 (6.80%) C#
3 9 (3.06%) Java
4 7 (2.38%) VB
4 7 (2.38%) VBA
5 5 (1.70%) Perl
5 5 (1.70%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (28.91%) Degree
2 80 (27.21%) ISTQB
3 38 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 28 (9.52%) PMP
5 12 (4.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 12 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.36%) CITP
6 4 (1.36%) IIBA
6 4 (1.36%) MCP
6 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (21.09%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (13.61%) Virtual Machines
1 40 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (13.61%) SCVMM
2 17 (5.78%) SCOrch
2 17 (5.78%) vRealize
3 13 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.70%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.70%) Oracle ZFS
4 5 (1.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 52 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.61%) VMware
3 35 (11.90%) HP
4 34 (11.56%) Oracle
5 30 (10.20%) EMC
6 29 (9.86%) IBM
7 26 (8.84%) Cisco
8 25 (8.50%) CheckPoint
9 24 (8.16%) Citrix
10 23 (7.82%) BMC
10 23 (7.82%) Juniper
10 23 (7.82%) NetApp
11 7 (2.38%) Pega
12 5 (1.70%) CA
12 5 (1.70%) Sun
12 5 (1.70%) Veritas
13 4 (1.36%) Cadence
14 3 (1.02%) Niku
14 3 (1.02%) SAP
15 2 (0.68%) Google
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30,408 - 47,112 per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago