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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 81 161 111
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -50
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 165 62 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.80% 1.10% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.70% 3.29% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 115 49 120
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
2144 1885 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.33% 33.55% 33.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1358 1571
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 95 £37,500 -30.23% 11
Slough +18 20 £49,500 +24.52%
Bracknell +10 16 - - 1
Maidenhead -8 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Newbury +8 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Wokingham - 3 £25,000 - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 145 (44.62%) Finance
1 145 (44.62%) ISTQB
2 124 (38.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 121 (37.23%) Software Testing
4 114 (35.08%) Telecoms
5 113 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (34.46%) QA
7 99 (30.46%) HP Quality Center
8 95 (29.23%) Retail
9 88 (27.08%) Security Cleared
10 78 (24.00%) SC Cleared
11 72 (22.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 67 (20.62%) Windows
13 61 (18.77%) Test Scripting
14 59 (18.15%) Test Automation
15 58 (17.85%) Scrum
16 56 (17.23%) Test Planning
17 53 (16.31%) TestDirector
18 48 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 48 (14.77%) Test Management
19 47 (14.46%) Project Management
20 45 (13.85%) HP
20 45 (13.85%) Business Analysis
21 44 (13.54%) SQL
21 44 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
22 43 (13.23%) Selenium
23 42 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
24 40 (12.31%) Windows XP
25 39 (12.00%) UNIX
26 37 (11.38%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 18 (5.54%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.85%) IIS
3 6 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.54%) Drupal
4 5 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.23%) Apache
5 4 (1.23%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 8 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.92%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.31%) DNS
3 13 (4.00%) SS7
3 13 (4.00%) ISUP
3 13 (4.00%) INAP
3 13 (4.00%) LDAP
3 13 (4.00%) SMS
3 13 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 13 (4.00%) LTE
3 13 (4.00%) 4G
3 13 (4.00%) HTTP
4 11 (3.38%) WAN
4 11 (3.38%) LAN
5 4 (1.23%) MVNO
6 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) VPN
8 1 (0.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (16.31%) TestDirector
2 43 (13.23%) Selenium
3 36 (11.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (6.46%) WinRunner
5 19 (5.85%) LoadRunner
6 12 (3.69%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.38%) SilkPerformer
8 9 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.77%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.15%) JIRA
11 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
12 5 (1.54%) TestNG
12 5 (1.54%) JUnit
12 5 (1.54%) JMeter
13 4 (1.23%) TestComplete
13 4 (1.23%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.92%) Capybara
14 3 (0.92%) Subversion
15 2 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 145 (44.62%) Finance
2 114 (35.08%) Telecoms
3 95 (29.23%) Retail
4 28 (8.62%) Banking
5 19 (5.85%) Billing
6 18 (5.54%) Advertising
7 5 (1.54%) Law
7 5 (1.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 174 (53.54%) Analyst
2 122 (37.54%) Test Analyst
3 46 (14.15%) Business Analyst
3 46 (14.15%) Tester
4 45 (13.85%) Test Manager
5 44 (13.54%) Senior Analyst
6 33 (10.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 30 (9.23%) Consultant
8 27 (8.31%) Test Engineer
9 26 (8.00%) Test Consultant
10 24 (7.38%) Software Tester
11 20 (6.15%) Junior
12 18 (5.54%) Junior Analyst
13 17 (5.23%) Junior Test Analyst
13 17 (5.23%) Programme Manager
13 17 (5.23%) Programme Test Manager
14 14 (4.31%) Software Test Analyst
15 13 (4.00%) QA Analyst
15 13 (4.00%) QA Engineer
15 13 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.85%) XML
2 17 (5.23%) .NET
3 15 (4.62%) SOAP
4 13 (4.00%) Rendezvous
5 6 (1.85%) Middleware
6 5 (1.54%) LAMP
6 5 (1.54%) XSLT
6 5 (1.54%) JSON
6 5 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.23%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.23%) Web Services
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) JSP
8 1 (0.31%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.23%) FMCG
3 15 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.00%) IVR
5 11 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.46%) Clustering
7 7 (2.15%) Open Source
8 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) AS400
10 2 (0.62%) Handset
10 2 (0.62%) DTV
10 2 (0.62%) Life Science
10 2 (0.62%) iSeries
10 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.31%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.62%) Windows
2 48 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (12.31%) Windows XP
4 39 (12.00%) UNIX
5 30 (9.23%) Linux
6 22 (6.77%) Solaris
7 19 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (5.54%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.54%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.31%) HPUX
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.23%) Software Testing
2 113 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (22.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 61 (18.77%) Test Scripting
5 59 (18.15%) Test Automation
6 58 (17.85%) Scrum
7 56 (17.23%) Test Planning
8 48 (14.77%) Test Management
9 47 (14.46%) Project Management
10 45 (13.85%) Business Analysis
11 42 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (11.38%) Test Strategy
13 34 (10.46%) PRINCE2
14 33 (10.15%) Waterfall
15 32 (9.85%) UML
16 30 (9.23%) BPMN
17 29 (8.92%) Use Case
18 26 (8.00%) Change Management
19 25 (7.69%) Automated Testing
20 24 (7.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.54%) SQL
2 30 (9.23%) Java
3 26 (8.00%) C#
4 15 (4.62%) Perl
5 5 (1.54%) PHP
6 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.62%) Python
6 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.62%) Ruby
6 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.31%) C++
7 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (44.62%) ISTQB
2 124 (38.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 88 (27.08%) Security Cleared
4 78 (24.00%) SC Cleared
5 28 (8.62%) Degree
6 20 (6.15%) DV Cleared
7 17 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.31%) MCITP
10 1 (0.31%) EXIN
10 1 (0.31%) CISA
10 1 (0.31%) MCP
10 1 (0.31%) HND
10 1 (0.31%) MCSE
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) IIBA
10 1 (0.31%) CBAP
10 1 (0.31%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (34.46%) QA
2 10 (3.08%) GAMP
3 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.00%) NFS
3 11 (3.38%) VMware ESX
4 8 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 99 (30.46%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.00%) Netcool
2 13 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.62%) Puppet
4 2 (0.62%) Opsview
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (13.85%) HP
2 21 (6.46%) Oracle
3 19 (5.85%) Citrix
3 19 (5.85%) Fujitsu
3 19 (5.85%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.54%) TIBCO
5 13 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.69%) VMware
7 9 (2.77%) Redknee
8 8 (2.46%) NetApp
8 8 (2.46%) Veritas
9 7 (2.15%) IBM
9 7 (2.15%) McAfee
10 4 (1.23%) FatWire
10 4 (1.23%) JBoss
11 3 (0.92%) SAP
12 1 (0.31%) BMC
12 1 (0.31%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.31%) Altiris
12 1 (0.31%) Sage
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified £35/45.k
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago