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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 120 131 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 84 108 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.82% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.17% 6.85% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 65 80 88
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.84%

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
1028 1576 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.19% 26.57% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1221 1097
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 26 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +10 45 £37,750 -2.58% 5
Staffordshire +18 11 £32,500 -5.79%
Shropshire 0 9 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Warwickshire +15 8 £35,500 -40.83%
Coventry +20 6 £43,750 +16.66%
Walsall +18 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Worcestershire -7 2 £29,750 -4.80%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 83 (36.24%) ISTQB
2 72 (31.44%) Finance
3 68 (29.69%) SQL
4 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (24.89%) SDLC
6 54 (23.58%) MS Excel
7 51 (22.27%) Test Scripting
8 49 (21.40%) Degree
9 48 (20.96%) QA
10 47 (20.52%) Software Testing
10 47 (20.52%) Project Management
10 47 (20.52%) PRINCE2
11 45 (19.65%) Line Management
12 43 (18.78%) ITIL
12 43 (18.78%) Business Analysis
13 42 (18.34%) TOGAF
14 41 (17.90%) Data Centre
14 41 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 40 (17.47%) Technical Architecture
16 39 (17.03%) Computer Science
16 39 (17.03%) Retail
16 39 (17.03%) Oracle
17 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
18 37 (16.16%) Zachman Framework
18 37 (16.16%) Software Engineering
19 35 (15.28%) Service Delivery
20 34 (14.85%) CRM
21 33 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 32 (13.97%) ITIL V3
22 32 (13.97%) HP

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 12 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.87%) Confluence
4 2 (0.87%) Documentum
4 2 (0.87%) SAS
5 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
Applications
1 54 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.80%) MS Office
4 8 (3.49%) MS Project
5 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (13.54%) Amazon EC2
2 31 (13.54%) IaaS
2 31 (13.54%) PaaS
3 5 (2.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) SMS
2 3 (1.31%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.35%) DB2
2 26 (11.35%) MySQL
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.87%) Cognos Query Studio
4 2 (0.87%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.23%) Cucumber
2 23 (10.04%) Selenium
3 16 (6.99%) HP UFT
4 11 (4.80%) JIRA
4 11 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.06%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
6 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.75%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.31%) Gatling
7 3 (1.31%) JUnit
7 3 (1.31%) Ranorex
8 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.87%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.44%) Appium
9 1 (0.44%) Calabash
9 1 (0.44%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 72 (31.44%) Finance
2 39 (17.03%) Retail
3 26 (11.35%) Publishing
4 6 (2.62%) Automotive
4 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.75%) Banking
5 4 (1.75%) Games
6 3 (1.31%) Advertising
6 3 (1.31%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (55.02%) Analyst
2 63 (27.51%) Test Analyst
3 52 (22.71%) Business Analyst
4 28 (12.23%) Architect
5 22 (9.61%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (8.73%) Test Manager
6 20 (8.73%) Tester
7 14 (6.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (6.11%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (5.68%) Software Tester
9 11 (4.80%) Software Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) Software Test Analyst
10 10 (4.37%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) QA Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Consultant
12 7 (3.06%) Systems Test Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) XML
2 11 (4.80%) .NET
3 7 (3.06%) Gherkin
4 4 (1.75%) Flash
4 4 (1.75%) RESTful
5 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.31%) CSS
5 3 (1.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.87%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) CSS3
7 1 (0.44%) HTML5
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 39 (17.03%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.35%) CMDB
4 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.18%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.87%) iPhone
7 2 (0.87%) NHS
7 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) SCADA
8 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.80%) Windows
2 8 (3.49%) Unix
3 7 (3.06%) Android
4 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.89%) SDLC
3 51 (22.27%) Test Scripting
4 47 (20.52%) PRINCE2
4 47 (20.52%) Project Management
4 47 (20.52%) Software Testing
5 45 (19.65%) Line Management
6 43 (18.78%) Business Analysis
6 43 (18.78%) ITIL
7 42 (18.34%) TOGAF
8 41 (17.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (17.47%) Technical Architecture
10 37 (16.16%) Software Engineering
10 37 (16.16%) Zachman Framework
11 35 (15.28%) Service Delivery
12 34 (14.85%) CRM
13 32 (13.97%) ITIL V3
13 32 (13.97%) Requirements Analysis
13 32 (13.97%) Service Management
13 32 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.69%) SQL
2 13 (5.68%) C#
3 12 (5.24%) Java
4 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) Lua
6 1 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Scala
6 1 (0.44%) VB
6 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (36.24%) ISTQB
2 49 (21.40%) Degree
3 32 (13.97%) PMI Certification
3 32 (13.97%) PMP
4 30 (13.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (3.06%) IIBA
7 3 (1.31%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.87%) MCSD
8 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.44%) CITP
9 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.96%) QA
2 10 (4.37%) PMO
3 4 (1.75%) SLA
4 3 (1.31%) GDPR
4 3 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (13.54%) Virtual Machines
1 31 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (13.54%) SCVMM
2 5 (2.18%) SCOrch
2 5 (2.18%) vRealize
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (17.03%) Oracle
2 38 (16.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (13.97%) HP
4 31 (13.54%) VMware
5 28 (12.23%) EMC
5 28 (12.23%) IBM
6 26 (11.35%) BMC
6 26 (11.35%) CheckPoint
6 26 (11.35%) Cisco
6 26 (11.35%) Citrix
6 26 (11.35%) Juniper
6 26 (11.35%) NetApp
7 5 (2.18%) hybris
7 5 (2.18%) SAP
8 4 (1.75%) Cadence
8 4 (1.75%) Serena
8 4 (1.75%) webMethods
9 3 (1.31%) Niku
10 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.87%) Informatica
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