The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 25 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.06% 3.88% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.15% 18.60% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 47 43 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 26.40% 20.87% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 44
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +55.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Shropshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Shropshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Telford -2 8 £36,500 -18.88%
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
1 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (45.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Gatling
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) webMethods
6 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (20.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) Gatling
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Junior
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) BPMN
6 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (15.00%) Cutover Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) webMethods