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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 105 129 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 135 88 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 1.71% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.92% 7.25% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 123
Median salary £39,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.41% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1361 1214 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.66% 23.60% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 991 961 1390
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +4 65 £39,000 +7.58% 4
Warwickshire +21 15 £40,000 +46.78%
Coventry -3 15 £40,500 +35.00% 5
Staffordshire +10 14 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Shropshire -1 11 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Worcestershire -2 4 £34,250 +5.38%
Wolverhampton - 3 £43,500 - 2
West Bromwich - 2 £32,000 -
Herefordshire -14 1 £40,000 +12.67%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 82 (30.15%) ISTQB
2 81 (29.78%) MS Excel
3 79 (29.04%) Finance
3 79 (29.04%) SDLC
4 77 (28.31%) SQL
5 75 (27.57%) Degree
6 68 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (24.26%) Project Management
8 61 (22.43%) TOGAF
9 60 (22.06%) Data Centre
10 59 (21.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 56 (20.59%) Software Testing
12 55 (20.22%) PRINCE2
13 54 (19.85%) Business Analysis
13 54 (19.85%) Technical Architecture
13 54 (19.85%) QA
13 54 (19.85%) Retail
14 53 (19.49%) Zachman Framework
14 53 (19.49%) Line Management
15 52 (19.12%) Service Delivery
16 51 (18.75%) Microsoft
17 49 (18.01%) Computer Science
18 47 (17.28%) Software Engineering
19 45 (16.54%) Requirements Analysis
20 44 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 44 (16.18%) ITIL
20 44 (16.18%) Presales
21 43 (15.81%) Test Scripting
22 42 (15.44%) SCVMM
22 42 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.78%) Documentum
3 6 (2.21%) FileNet
4 5 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.74%) Apache
6 2 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 81 (29.78%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.29%) MS Office
3 14 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.47%) MS Project
5 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (5.51%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (15.44%) Amazon EC2
1 42 (15.44%) IaaS
1 42 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (15.44%) PaaS
2 15 (5.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) SMS
2 2 (0.74%) DHCP
2 2 (0.74%) DNS
2 2 (0.74%) Firewall
2 2 (0.74%) LAN
2 2 (0.74%) SAN
2 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.03%) MySQL
3 29 (10.66%) DB2
4 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.74%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.74%) MS Access
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 23 (8.46%) JIRA
3 22 (8.09%) HP UFT
4 17 (6.25%) Selenium
5 7 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.21%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.84%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.74%) Appium
10 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.74%) QADirector
10 2 (0.74%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.74%) TestPartner
10 2 (0.74%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.37%) JBehave
11 1 (0.37%) LoadUI
General
1 79 (29.04%) Finance
2 54 (19.85%) Retail
3 29 (10.66%) Publishing
4 11 (4.04%) Games
5 7 (2.57%) Automotive
6 5 (1.84%) Electronics
7 4 (1.47%) Law
7 4 (1.47%) Legal
8 3 (1.10%) Advertising
8 3 (1.10%) Banking
8 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (48.53%) Analyst
2 59 (21.69%) Business Analyst
3 58 (21.32%) Test Analyst
4 32 (11.76%) Architect
5 27 (9.93%) Tester
6 25 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.35%) Test Manager
8 19 (6.99%) Software Tester
9 18 (6.62%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (5.88%) Developer
11 15 (5.51%) Software Analyst
12 14 (5.15%) Software Test Analyst
13 13 (4.78%) Systems Analyst
14 9 (3.31%) Author
14 9 (3.31%) Manual Test Analyst
14 9 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.31%) Technical Author
15 8 (2.94%) Business IT Analyst
15 8 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
15 8 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.04%) HTML
1 11 (4.04%) XML
2 9 (3.31%) .NET
2 9 (3.31%) CSS
3 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.47%) Flash
3 4 (1.47%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.74%) CSS3
4 2 (0.74%) HTML5
4 2 (0.74%) LAMP
4 2 (0.74%) RESTful
4 2 (0.74%) WPF
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 49 (18.01%) Computer Science
3 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (10.66%) CMDB
5 15 (5.51%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.47%) Statistics
10 3 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.74%) AS400
11 2 (0.74%) Clustering
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.74%) Online Games
12 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.37%) EPoS
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) Replication
12 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.62%) Windows
2 6 (2.21%) Unix
3 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.74%) AIX
4 2 (0.74%) Android
4 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) SUSE
4 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.04%) SDLC
2 68 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.26%) Project Management
4 61 (22.43%) TOGAF
5 59 (21.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 56 (20.59%) Software Testing
7 55 (20.22%) PRINCE2
8 54 (19.85%) Business Analysis
8 54 (19.85%) Technical Architecture
9 53 (19.49%) Line Management
9 53 (19.49%) Zachman Framework
10 52 (19.12%) Service Delivery
11 47 (17.28%) Software Engineering
12 45 (16.54%) Requirements Analysis
13 44 (16.18%) ITIL
13 44 (16.18%) Presales
13 44 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (15.81%) Test Scripting
15 42 (15.44%) Automated Testing
16 38 (13.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.31%) SQL
2 14 (5.15%) C#
3 10 (3.68%) Java
4 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.74%) Perl
4 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.74%) VB
4 2 (0.74%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) Ruby
5 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (30.15%) ISTQB
2 75 (27.57%) Degree
3 36 (13.24%) PMI Certification
3 36 (13.24%) PMP
4 28 (10.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.57%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.84%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (1.84%) CITP
6 5 (1.84%) IIBA
7 3 (1.10%) MCP
7 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
8 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (19.85%) QA
2 5 (1.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (15.44%) Virtual Machines
1 42 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (15.44%) SCVMM
2 15 (5.51%) SCOrch
2 15 (5.51%) vRealize
3 5 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.74%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.44%) VMware
3 39 (14.34%) Oracle
4 34 (12.50%) EMC
5 32 (11.76%) HP
6 31 (11.40%) IBM
7 30 (11.03%) Cisco
8 29 (10.66%) CheckPoint
9 27 (9.93%) BMC
9 27 (9.93%) Citrix
9 27 (9.93%) Juniper
9 27 (9.93%) NetApp
10 7 (2.57%) Pega
11 5 (1.84%) hybris
12 4 (1.47%) Cadence
13 3 (1.10%) Niku
13 3 (1.10%) SAP
13 3 (1.10%) webMethods
14 2 (0.74%) Cognos
14 2 (0.74%) Sun
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Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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