The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.37% 3.49% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 13.56% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -
ISEB
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 59 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.10% 25.76% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 48
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,800 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Worcestershire region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Worcestershire

ISEB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software