The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 157 96 158
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +62
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 58 140 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 2.39% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 6.48% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 100 54
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
ISEB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1696 2161 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1314 1368
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Berkshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Berkshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -59 21 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Bracknell +27 15 £60,000 - 1
Newbury +13 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Maidenhead +5 2 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Slough -25 1 £70,000 +41.41%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 87 (55.41%) ISTQB
2 84 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (38.22%) Finance
4 51 (32.48%) Scrum
5 49 (31.21%) QA
6 38 (24.20%) Software Testing
6 38 (24.20%) SQL
7 35 (22.29%) Microsoft
7 35 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (21.66%) Degree
8 34 (21.66%) Telecoms
9 30 (19.11%) Selenium
10 29 (18.47%) Business Analysis
10 29 (18.47%) PRINCE2
11 27 (17.20%) Project Management
12 26 (16.56%) Test Scripting
12 26 (16.56%) Waterfall
12 26 (16.56%) SDLC
13 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
14 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
14 23 (14.65%) Test Automation
14 23 (14.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (13.38%) Windows
16 20 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (12.74%) Banking
16 20 (12.74%) Retail
17 17 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (10.83%) BDD
18 16 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (10.19%) Automated Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) CSG Singleview
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.27%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.27%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) WAN
2 5 (3.18%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.55%) LAN
4 3 (1.91%) UMTS
4 3 (1.91%) VPN
4 3 (1.91%) MPLS
4 3 (1.91%) LTE
4 3 (1.91%) GSM
5 2 (1.27%) Firewall
5 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) DNS
6 1 (0.64%) VoIP
6 1 (0.64%) CDMA
6 1 (0.64%) GPRS
6 1 (0.64%) Wireless
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) RTCP
6 1 (0.64%) RTP
6 1 (0.64%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.27%) HBase
4 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) Selenium
2 17 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.64%) JIRA
5 11 (7.01%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.46%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.82%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.18%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.55%) TestDirector
9 4 (2.55%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.91%) JUnit
10 3 (1.91%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.91%) TestNG
10 3 (1.91%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.27%) NUnit
11 2 (1.27%) TestLink
12 1 (0.64%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.64%) Ant
12 1 (0.64%) Toad
12 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (38.22%) Finance
2 34 (21.66%) Telecoms
3 20 (12.74%) Banking
3 20 (12.74%) Retail
4 16 (10.19%) Advertising
5 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.37%) Law
7 8 (5.10%) Billing
8 7 (4.46%) Marketing
9 5 (3.18%) Aerospace
9 5 (3.18%) Automotive
10 3 (1.91%) Electronics
11 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (49.04%) Analyst
2 38 (24.20%) Test Analyst
3 35 (22.29%) Business Analyst
4 28 (17.83%) Test Manager
5 17 (10.83%) Test Leader
6 14 (8.92%) Tester
7 13 (8.28%) Transition Manager
8 12 (7.64%) QA Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Junior
9 9 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Junior Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Software Test Manager
11 6 (3.82%) Lead Test Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Environment Manager
12 5 (3.18%) QA Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Test Environment Manager
12 5 (3.18%) Performance Tester
12 5 (3.18%) Junior Business Analyst
12 5 (3.18%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.46%) HTML
1 7 (4.46%) .NET
1 7 (4.46%) SOAP
2 6 (3.82%) XML
3 4 (2.55%) Ajax
4 3 (1.91%) Web Services
4 3 (1.91%) REST
4 3 (1.91%) XSL
4 3 (1.91%) CSS
5 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.64%) J2EE
6 1 (0.64%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.64%) Spring
6 1 (0.64%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.28%) FMCG
3 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Life Science
5 7 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.91%) DTV
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
8 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Windows
2 8 (5.10%) UNIX
3 4 (2.55%) Linux
3 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.91%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.27%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) Scrum
3 38 (24.20%) Software Testing
4 35 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (18.47%) Business Analysis
5 29 (18.47%) PRINCE2
6 27 (17.20%) Project Management
7 26 (16.56%) Test Scripting
7 26 (16.56%) Waterfall
7 26 (16.56%) SDLC
8 23 (14.65%) Test Automation
9 20 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (10.83%) BDD
11 16 (10.19%) Automated Testing
12 15 (9.55%) ITIL
12 15 (9.55%) User Stories
13 13 (8.28%) BPMN
13 13 (8.28%) Use Case
13 13 (8.28%) UML
13 13 (8.28%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.20%) SQL
2 16 (10.19%) C#
3 10 (6.37%) Java
4 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.82%) Python
6 5 (3.18%) C
7 4 (2.55%) VB
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
7 4 (2.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (55.41%) ISTQB
2 34 (21.66%) Degree
3 23 (14.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) PMP
7 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (31.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) XenApp
2 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.64%) Netcool
2 1 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 35 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) VMware
3 10 (6.37%) Oracle
4 9 (5.73%) Citrix
5 8 (5.10%) SAP
6 7 (4.46%) Cisco
6 7 (4.46%) HP
6 7 (4.46%) Symantec
7 3 (1.91%) Capita
8 2 (1.27%) Cognos
9 1 (0.64%) IBM
9 1 (0.64%) BMC
9 1 (0.64%) NetApp
9 1 (0.64%) Lotus
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.64%) Amdocs
9 1 (0.64%) Remedy
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + comprehensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
SCC
Posted: 21 days ago