The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 104 126 73
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 124 98 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.11% 1.84% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.38% 5.17% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 88 55 173
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £49,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1945 1897 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.06% 35.64% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1340 1719
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +32 53 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Slough -6 10 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Bracknell +2 7 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Maidenhead -11 6 £35,000 -
Newbury -14 2 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Windsor +5 1 £25,000 -41.17%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 81 (43.78%) QA
2 74 (40.00%) Finance
3 70 (37.84%) Software Testing
4 67 (36.22%) ISTQB
5 55 (29.73%) Selenium
6 47 (25.41%) Telecoms
7 46 (24.86%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (21.62%) TestDirector
9 38 (20.54%) C#
10 37 (20.00%) Retail
11 34 (18.38%) HP
11 34 (18.38%) Billing
11 34 (18.38%) Test Scripting
12 33 (17.84%) .NET
13 32 (17.30%) Degree
14 31 (16.76%) Test Automation
14 31 (16.76%) Scrum
14 31 (16.76%) Microsoft
15 27 (14.59%) Windows
15 27 (14.59%) LTE
15 27 (14.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (14.59%) 4G
16 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (14.05%) SQL
17 22 (11.89%) JDE OneWorld
18 20 (10.81%) PRINCE2
19 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio
19 19 (10.27%) Security Cleared
19 19 (10.27%) Automated Testing
20 18 (9.73%) UNIX

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (2.16%) Drupal
2 4 (2.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) IIS
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (11.89%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.08%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.59%) LTE
1 27 (14.59%) 4G
2 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.32%) Firewall
4 7 (3.78%) Internet
4 7 (3.78%) DNS
5 3 (1.62%) Broadband
6 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.08%) SS7
6 2 (1.08%) ISUP
6 2 (1.08%) INAP
6 2 (1.08%) LDAP
6 2 (1.08%) HTTP
6 2 (1.08%) SMS
7 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.54%) DHCP
7 1 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) IPv4
7 1 (0.54%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.24%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) DB2
3 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (29.73%) Selenium
2 40 (21.62%) TestDirector
3 19 (10.27%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (4.86%) TestComplete
5 9 (4.86%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.16%) NUnit
6 4 (2.16%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.16%) QAComplete
7 3 (1.62%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.62%) JUnit
7 3 (1.62%) JMeter
7 3 (1.62%) TestNG
8 2 (1.08%) JIRA
8 2 (1.08%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.08%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.08%) Capybara
8 2 (1.08%) Behat
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 74 (40.00%) Finance
2 47 (25.41%) Telecoms
3 37 (20.00%) Retail
4 34 (18.38%) Billing
5 9 (4.86%) Law
6 4 (2.16%) Marketing
6 4 (2.16%) Legal
7 3 (1.62%) Military
8 2 (1.08%) Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (1.08%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 104 (56.22%) Analyst
2 85 (45.95%) Test Analyst
3 35 (18.92%) Tester
4 23 (12.43%) Manual Test Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) Software Tester
6 14 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) Business Analyst
7 13 (7.03%) Test Manager
8 10 (5.41%) QA Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (4.86%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Transition Manager
9 9 (4.86%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.86%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (4.32%) Service Transition Manager
10 8 (4.32%) Junior
11 7 (3.78%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Junior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.84%) .NET
2 13 (7.03%) HTML
3 10 (5.41%) XML
4 4 (2.16%) Ajax
4 4 (2.16%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.62%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (1.62%) XSLT
5 3 (1.62%) Middleware
5 3 (1.62%) LAMP
5 3 (1.62%) JSON
6 2 (1.08%) WCF
6 2 (1.08%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.08%) SOAP
6 2 (1.08%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.54%) Swing
7 1 (0.54%) Web Services
7 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.62%) Open Source
3 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.62%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.08%) IVR
4 2 (1.08%) Replication
4 2 (1.08%) BBC
4 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) DTV
5 1 (0.54%) Life Science
5 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.59%) Windows
2 18 (9.73%) UNIX
3 11 (5.95%) Linux
4 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.32%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.24%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.16%) Solaris
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.62%) AIX
9 3 (1.62%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.08%) HPUX
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.84%) Software Testing
2 34 (18.38%) Test Scripting
3 31 (16.76%) Test Automation
3 31 (16.76%) Scrum
4 27 (14.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.81%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.27%) Automated Testing
8 18 (9.73%) Project Management
9 17 (9.19%) ITIL
10 16 (8.65%) Integration Testing
10 16 (8.65%) BDD
10 16 (8.65%) Automation Testing
11 15 (8.11%) Test Management
12 13 (7.03%) Regression Testing
13 12 (6.49%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.95%) Service Management
14 11 (5.95%) Business Analysis
15 10 (5.41%) Business Development
15 10 (5.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) C#
2 26 (14.05%) SQL
3 17 (9.19%) Java
4 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.86%) VB
6 8 (4.32%) Perl
7 6 (3.24%) PHP
7 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.16%) VBScript
9 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.08%) C++
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (36.22%) ISTQB
2 32 (17.30%) Degree
3 19 (10.27%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.78%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.54%) MCSE
8 1 (0.54%) HND
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) SSCP
8 1 (0.54%) GIAC
8 1 (0.54%) MCITP
8 1 (0.54%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (43.78%) QA
2 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) COBIT
3 2 (1.08%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 46 (24.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Netcool
2 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (18.38%) HP
2 31 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.24%) Fujitsu
3 6 (3.24%) VMware
3 6 (3.24%) Citrix
4 5 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.62%) IBM
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle
6 2 (1.08%) Redknee
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) F5
7 1 (0.54%) Cognos
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) Telerik
7 1 (0.54%) Meridio
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT People First
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 6k Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car allow+bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury Marlborough Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago