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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 137 98
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -39
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 99 83 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.57% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.03% 6.43% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 109
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%

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
1096 1290 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 24.45% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1017 1138
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,750 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £60,000 £60,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 56 £39,000 +0.64% 5
Coventry +12 10 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Shropshire -1 10 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Staffordshire - 10 £32,500 - 4
Warwickshire +15 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £43,500 - 2
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 80 (31.75%) ISTQB
2 79 (31.35%) Finance
3 71 (28.17%) SQL
4 67 (26.59%) MS Excel
4 67 (26.59%) SDLC
5 65 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (23.81%) Degree
6 60 (23.81%) Project Management
7 58 (23.02%) TOGAF
8 56 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 55 (21.83%) Data Centre
10 53 (21.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 51 (20.24%) Business Analysis
11 51 (20.24%) Technical Architecture
12 50 (19.84%) Test Scripting
12 50 (19.84%) Line Management
13 49 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
13 49 (19.44%) Retail
14 48 (19.05%) QA
14 48 (19.05%) ITIL
14 48 (19.05%) Service Delivery
15 47 (18.65%) Software Testing
16 46 (18.25%) Computer Science
17 45 (17.86%) Software Engineering
18 42 (16.67%) Oracle
19 41 (16.27%) Requirements Analysis
19 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
20 40 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (15.87%) Amazon EC2
20 40 (15.87%) PaaS

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 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.38%) Documentum
3 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.79%) FileNet
5 2 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 67 (26.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.14%) MS Office
3 11 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.17%) MS Project
5 3 (1.19%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (15.87%) Amazon EC2
2 40 (15.87%) IaaS
2 40 (15.87%) PaaS
3 11 (4.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) SMS
2 2 (0.79%) DHCP
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
2 2 (0.79%) Firewall
2 2 (0.79%) LAN
2 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.51%) DB2
2 29 (11.51%) MySQL
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.79%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 19 (7.54%) HP UFT
3 17 (6.75%) Selenium
4 14 (5.56%) JIRA
5 9 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.38%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.59%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.19%) JUnit
8 3 (1.19%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.79%) Appium
9 2 (0.79%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.79%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.40%) Calabash
10 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.40%) JBehave
10 1 (0.40%) Mocha
10 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (31.35%) Finance
2 49 (19.44%) Retail
3 29 (11.51%) Publishing
4 7 (2.78%) Automotive
4 7 (2.78%) Games
5 4 (1.59%) Electronics
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.19%) Advertising
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (49.60%) Analyst
2 58 (23.02%) Test Analyst
3 57 (22.62%) Business Analyst
4 33 (13.10%) Architect
5 27 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (9.13%) Tester
7 19 (7.54%) Test Manager
8 15 (5.95%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (5.56%) Software Tester
10 13 (5.16%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (4.76%) Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Author
12 9 (3.57%) Technical Author
13 8 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.17%) Software Analyst
13 8 (3.17%) Software Test Analyst
14 7 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.78%) Test Engineer
14 7 (2.78%) Test Leader
15 6 (2.38%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.37%) XML
2 10 (3.97%) .NET
3 5 (1.98%) CSS
3 5 (1.98%) Gherkin
3 5 (1.98%) HTML
4 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.59%) Flash
5 3 (1.19%) RESTful
6 2 (0.79%) CSS3
6 2 (0.79%) HTML5
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) Web Services
7 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.83%) Data Centre
2 46 (18.25%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (11.51%) CMDB
5 11 (4.37%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.59%) Statistics
9 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.79%) Online Games
11 1 (0.40%) AS400
11 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.40%) EPoS
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) NHS
11 1 (0.40%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) SCADA
11 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Windows
2 7 (2.78%) Unix
3 4 (1.59%) Android
4 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.59%) SDLC
2 65 (25.79%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (23.81%) Project Management
4 58 (23.02%) TOGAF
5 56 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 53 (21.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 51 (20.24%) Business Analysis
7 51 (20.24%) Technical Architecture
8 50 (19.84%) Line Management
8 50 (19.84%) Test Scripting
9 49 (19.44%) Zachman Framework
10 48 (19.05%) ITIL
10 48 (19.05%) Service Delivery
11 47 (18.65%) Software Testing
12 45 (17.86%) Software Engineering
13 41 (16.27%) Requirements Analysis
14 40 (15.87%) Presales
14 40 (15.87%) Service Management
15 39 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (15.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.17%) SQL
2 11 (4.37%) C#
2 11 (4.37%) Java
3 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 80 (31.75%) ISTQB
2 60 (23.81%) Degree
3 38 (15.08%) PMI Certification
3 38 (15.08%) PMP
4 25 (9.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.57%) IIBA
6 7 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (1.98%) CITP
8 2 (0.79%) MCSD
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.05%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (15.87%) Virtual Machines
1 40 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (15.87%) SCVMM
2 11 (4.37%) SCOrch
2 11 (4.37%) vRealize
3 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (16.67%) Oracle
2 40 (15.87%) VMware
3 39 (15.48%) Microsoft
4 35 (13.89%) HP
5 33 (13.10%) EMC
6 31 (12.30%) CheckPoint
6 31 (12.30%) Cisco
6 31 (12.30%) IBM
7 29 (11.51%) BMC
7 29 (11.51%) Citrix
7 29 (11.51%) Juniper
7 29 (11.51%) NetApp
8 5 (1.98%) hybris
9 4 (1.59%) Cadence
9 4 (1.59%) Pega
9 4 (1.59%) webMethods
10 3 (1.19%) Niku
10 3 (1.19%) SAP
10 3 (1.19%) Serena
11 2 (0.79%) Informatica
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