The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 50 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.80% 0.61% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.58% 3.39% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 7
Median salary £36,500 £34,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -14.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,450 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £34,850 £42,000
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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 77 118 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 17.95% 18.10% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53 109 88
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Staffordshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Staffordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tamworth +4 4 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £28,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £31,000 -
Lichfield +9 1 £35,000 +1.44%
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
ISEB
West Midlands

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (44.00%) QA
3 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (8.00%) Retail
9 2 (8.00%) SQL
9 2 (8.00%) Java
9 2 (8.00%) Line Management
10 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
10 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (4.00%) PHP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Software Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Software Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) VMware
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