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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 108 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 140 127 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.27% 2.20% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.67% 8.47% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 82 91 95
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,050 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
1614 1499 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.12% 26.02% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1157 1191
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 72 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Staffordshire 0 18 £32,500 - 1
Warwickshire +10 16 £35,500 +22.41% 3
Coventry +8 13 £34,000 -37.06% 2
Worcestershire +6 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire -22 3 £34,455 -13.86%
Wolverhampton -7 2 - -
Solihull +10 1 £26,500 -24.28%
West Bromwich -9 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (34.08%) ISTQB
2 88 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.59%) SQL
4 65 (24.34%) Software Testing
5 64 (23.97%) Finance
6 60 (22.47%) Degree
7 58 (21.72%) Data Centre
8 57 (21.35%) ITIL
8 57 (21.35%) Microsoft
9 54 (20.22%) Test Scripting
10 51 (19.10%) QA
10 51 (19.10%) PRINCE2
10 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
11 49 (18.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 48 (17.98%) Project Management
13 47 (17.60%) Test Strategy
14 46 (17.23%) Test Automation
14 46 (17.23%) Test Management
15 44 (16.48%) SDLC
16 43 (16.10%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (15.36%) MS Excel
18 40 (14.98%) Computer Science
18 40 (14.98%) Automated Testing
19 39 (14.61%) Manual Testing
20 38 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
21 37 (13.86%) Line Management
22 36 (13.48%) Presales
23 33 (12.36%) TOGAF
23 33 (12.36%) Service Delivery
24 32 (11.99%) Service Management

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 (4.87%) Apache
2 5 (1.87%) Documentum
3 3 (1.12%) FileNet
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (15.36%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.87%) MS Office
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (5.62%) IaaS
1 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (5.62%) PaaS
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Google Drive
3 2 (0.75%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.87%) SAN
2 8 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.11%) MySQL
3 26 (9.74%) DB2
4 7 (2.62%) MS Access
4 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (8.24%) Selenium
2 16 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.75%) HP UFT
4 10 (3.75%) JIRA
5 8 (3.00%) LoadUI
5 8 (3.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.00%) TestPartner
6 7 (2.62%) QADirector
7 6 (2.25%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.50%) Serena SBM
8 4 (1.50%) TestDirector
8 4 (1.50%) WinRunner
9 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.12%) JUnit
10 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.75%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 64 (23.97%) Finance
2 26 (9.74%) Publishing
3 15 (5.62%) Retail
4 12 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.37%) Banking
5 9 (3.37%) Marketing
6 8 (3.00%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.25%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Billing
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 90 (33.71%) Analyst
2 65 (24.34%) Test Analyst
3 47 (17.60%) Test Manager
4 33 (12.36%) Tester
5 20 (7.49%) Software Tester
5 20 (7.49%) Test Leader
6 18 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.37%) Service Manager
8 16 (5.99%) Test Validation Manager
9 15 (5.62%) Senior Manager
9 15 (5.62%) Transition Manager
10 14 (5.24%) Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Test Engineer
11 13 (4.87%) Technical Specialist
12 11 (4.12%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) Junior
12 11 (4.12%) Manual Test Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) UAT Lead
12 11 (4.12%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.87%) LAMP
2 12 (4.49%) HTML
3 10 (3.75%) .NET
4 7 (2.62%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) WPF
6 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 58 (21.72%) Data Centre
2 40 (14.98%) Computer Science
3 28 (10.49%) CMDB
4 26 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.87%) Clustering
5 13 (4.87%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.49%) Life Science
7 10 (3.75%) Client/Server
8 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.62%) Virtual Team
10 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.87%) Statistics
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.37%) AS400
14 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.24%) Windows
2 15 (5.62%) Windows 7
3 13 (4.87%) AIX
3 13 (4.87%) Linux
3 13 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (4.87%) Solaris
3 13 (4.87%) SUSE
3 13 (4.87%) Unix
4 8 (3.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (24.34%) Software Testing
3 57 (21.35%) ITIL
4 54 (20.22%) Test Scripting
5 51 (19.10%) PRINCE2
6 48 (17.98%) Project Management
7 47 (17.60%) Test Strategy
8 46 (17.23%) Test Automation
8 46 (17.23%) Test Management
9 44 (16.48%) SDLC
10 43 (16.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (14.98%) Automated Testing
12 39 (14.61%) Manual Testing
13 38 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (13.86%) Line Management
15 36 (13.48%) Presales
16 33 (12.36%) Service Delivery
16 33 (12.36%) TOGAF
17 32 (11.99%) Service Management
17 32 (11.99%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.59%) SQL
2 16 (5.99%) C#
3 13 (4.87%) Perl
3 13 (4.87%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.62%) VB
4 7 (2.62%) VBA
5 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.50%) Java
6 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) C
7 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (34.08%) ISTQB
2 60 (22.47%) Degree
3 49 (18.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.62%) ISEB Practitioner
5 13 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (4.87%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.87%) PMP
6 6 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.25%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.50%) MCP
7 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (19.10%) QA
2 9 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
1 15 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (5.62%) SCVMM
3 13 (4.87%) NetBackup
3 13 (4.87%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.87%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (4.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (4.87%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.99%) HP
2 32 (11.99%) Oracle
3 26 (9.74%) IBM
4 15 (5.62%) EMC
4 15 (5.62%) VMware
5 14 (5.24%) Cisco
5 14 (5.24%) Citrix
6 13 (4.87%) BMC
6 13 (4.87%) CA
6 13 (4.87%) CheckPoint
6 13 (4.87%) Juniper
6 13 (4.87%) NetApp
6 13 (4.87%) Sun
6 13 (4.87%) Veritas
7 5 (1.87%) Cadence
8 2 (0.75%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) Pega
9 1 (0.37%) SAP
9 1 (0.37%) Trayport
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £33500 per annum + pension + incremental salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30,408 - 47,112 per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago