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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 110 126 108
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 131 119 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 2.01% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 7.69% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 85 82 101
Median salary £34,050 £30,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.50% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,943 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
1637 1548 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.81% 26.15% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1210 1210 1200
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 65 £39,500 +31.66% 7
Staffordshire -1 18 £32,500 +8.33%
Warwickshire +15 17 £35,500 +22.41%
Coventry +10 16 £34,000 -35.91% 2
Shropshire -18 4 £34,455 -11.01% 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Solihull +16 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Worcestershire +9 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Walsall -4 1 £32,500 -22.61% 1
West Bromwich -5 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 95 (33.69%) ISTQB
2 88 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (31.21%) SQL
3 71 (25.18%) Finance
4 68 (24.11%) Software Testing
4 68 (24.11%) Degree
5 64 (22.70%) Data Centre
6 58 (20.57%) QA
7 57 (20.21%) Test Scripting
7 57 (20.21%) ITIL
7 57 (20.21%) Microsoft
8 55 (19.50%) MS Excel
8 55 (19.50%) SDLC
9 54 (19.15%) SQL Server
10 52 (18.44%) Project Management
11 49 (17.38%) PRINCE2
11 49 (17.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 48 (17.02%) Test Management
13 46 (16.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
13 46 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (15.96%) Computer Science
15 44 (15.60%) Test Strategy
16 43 (15.25%) Manual Testing
16 43 (15.25%) Automated Testing
17 42 (14.89%) Line Management
18 40 (14.18%) Service Delivery
19 39 (13.83%) TOGAF
19 39 (13.83%) Presales
20 38 (13.48%) Software Engineering

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 (4.61%) Apache
2 7 (2.48%) Documentum
3 4 (1.42%) FileNet
4 1 (0.35%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 55 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.93%) MS Office
3 7 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (7.80%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (7.80%) IaaS
1 22 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (7.80%) PaaS
2 7 (2.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Google Drive
3 2 (0.71%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.61%) SAN
2 7 (2.48%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.35%) SMS
4 1 (0.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.64%) MySQL
3 29 (10.28%) DB2
4 7 (2.48%) MS Access
4 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (8.16%) Selenium
2 17 (6.03%) JIRA
3 13 (4.61%) HP UFT
3 13 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 9 (3.19%) SoapUI
6 8 (2.84%) LoadUI
7 7 (2.48%) QADirector
7 7 (2.48%) TestPartner
7 7 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.42%) Serena SBM
9 4 (1.42%) TestDirector
9 4 (1.42%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.06%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.06%) JUnit
11 2 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.71%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.35%) Appium
General
1 71 (25.18%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Publishing
3 22 (7.80%) Retail
4 11 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.55%) Games
6 9 (3.19%) Banking
7 8 (2.84%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.13%) Marketing
9 4 (1.42%) Billing
9 4 (1.42%) Law
10 3 (1.06%) Legal
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) Back Office
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (35.46%) Analyst
2 67 (23.76%) Test Analyst
3 46 (16.31%) Test Manager
4 36 (12.77%) Tester
5 24 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 23 (8.16%) Software Tester
7 18 (6.38%) Architect
7 18 (6.38%) Test Leader
8 17 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.32%) Service Manager
10 14 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
10 14 (4.96%) Test Validation Manager
10 14 (4.96%) Transition Manager
11 13 (4.61%) Software Analyst
11 13 (4.61%) Technical Specialist
12 12 (4.26%) Manual Test Analyst
12 12 (4.26%) Test Engineer
13 11 (3.90%) Software Test Analyst
13 11 (3.90%) UAT Lead
13 11 (3.90%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) HTML
2 13 (4.61%) LAMP
3 10 (3.55%) .NET
4 8 (2.84%) XML
5 5 (1.77%) CSS
6 2 (0.71%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.35%) Flash
7 1 (0.35%) JSON
7 1 (0.35%) SOAP
7 1 (0.35%) WPF
7 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 64 (22.70%) Data Centre
2 45 (15.96%) Computer Science
3 29 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.28%) CMDB
4 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.61%) Clustering
6 11 (3.90%) Life Science
6 11 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.55%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.84%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.77%) Statistics
11 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Licensing
12 2 (0.71%) AS400
12 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.51%) Windows
2 14 (4.96%) Unix
2 14 (4.96%) Windows 7
3 13 (4.61%) AIX
3 13 (4.61%) Linux
3 13 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (4.61%) Solaris
3 13 (4.61%) SUSE
4 7 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.48%) Windows 8
4 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.11%) Software Testing
3 57 (20.21%) ITIL
3 57 (20.21%) Test Scripting
4 55 (19.50%) SDLC
5 52 (18.44%) Project Management
6 49 (17.38%) PRINCE2
7 48 (17.02%) Test Management
8 46 (16.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
8 46 (16.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 44 (15.60%) Test Strategy
10 43 (15.25%) Automated Testing
10 43 (15.25%) Manual Testing
11 42 (14.89%) Line Management
12 40 (14.18%) Service Delivery
13 39 (13.83%) Presales
13 39 (13.83%) TOGAF
14 38 (13.48%) Software Engineering
15 35 (12.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.21%) SQL
2 17 (6.03%) C#
3 13 (4.61%) Perl
3 13 (4.61%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.48%) VB
4 7 (2.48%) VBA
5 6 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.77%) Java
7 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (33.69%) ISTQB
2 68 (24.11%) Degree
3 49 (17.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (5.67%) PMI Certification
4 16 (5.67%) PMP
5 15 (5.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 13 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.42%) MCP
9 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.35%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.35%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (20.57%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (7.80%) Virtual Machines
1 22 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (8.87%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (7.80%) SCVMM
3 13 (4.61%) NetBackup
3 13 (4.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.61%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (4.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (4.61%) Unicenter
4 6 (2.13%) SCOrch
4 6 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 36 (12.77%) Oracle
3 35 (12.41%) HP
4 29 (10.28%) IBM
5 22 (7.80%) VMware
6 19 (6.74%) EMC
7 17 (6.03%) Cisco
7 17 (6.03%) Citrix
8 16 (5.67%) BMC
8 16 (5.67%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.67%) Juniper
8 16 (5.67%) NetApp
9 13 (4.61%) CA
9 13 (4.61%) Sun
9 13 (4.61%) Veritas
10 5 (1.77%) Cadence
11 3 (1.06%) Pega
12 2 (0.71%) Google
13 1 (0.35%) SAP
13 1 (0.35%) webMethods
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS!
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary+ Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £30,408 - 47,112 per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago