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

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -24  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.21% 1.14% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 6.67% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Median salary £36,500 £34,455 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% -13.86%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 58 75 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.48% 17.05% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 47
Median salary £55,000 £37,626 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.17% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £53,938
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 +1 3 £36,500 +5.93%
ISEB
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 12 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (83.33%) QA
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Oracle
6 7 (58.33%) Unix
7 6 (50.00%) Gatling
8 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (25.00%) Confluence
8 3 (25.00%) JIRA
9 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
10 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Android
10 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (8.33%) Windows
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
10 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing

ISEB
Co-occurring 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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Gatling
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft