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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 116 97 140
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +43
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 115 133 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.09% 2.33% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 6.94% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 50
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +7.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,400 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
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
2042 1917 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.08% 33.60% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1298 1364
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(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 -16 43 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Slough +13 16 £49,500 +52.30% 3
Maidenhead +2 13 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Bracknell +9 9 £67,500 +28.57%
Windsor -12 2 £41,250 +65.00%
Hungerford - 2 £35,750 -
Newbury +6 1 - -
Thatcham - 1 £29,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 191 (63.67%) ISTQB
2 159 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (38.33%) Finance
4 105 (35.00%) Scrum
5 85 (28.33%) QA
6 76 (25.33%) SQL
7 72 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 68 (22.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 65 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
10 62 (20.67%) Selenium
11 61 (20.33%) Degree
12 60 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 57 (19.00%) Telecoms
14 52 (17.33%) Test Management
15 48 (16.00%) Banking
15 48 (16.00%) Retail
16 47 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (15.33%) Test Automation
17 46 (15.33%) HP
18 44 (14.67%) Business Analysis
19 41 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (12.67%) Project Management
20 38 (12.67%) Test Strategy
21 36 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (12.00%) Waterfall
22 35 (11.67%) PRINCE2
23 34 (11.33%) LoadRunner
24 31 (10.33%) Windows
24 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
25 30 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (4.67%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.00%) Drupal
4 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Project
3 2 (0.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (0.67%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.00%) HTTPS
3 7 (2.33%) WAN
3 7 (2.33%) LAN
4 6 (2.00%) DNS
4 6 (2.00%) Internet
5 4 (1.33%) Firewall
5 4 (1.33%) MVNO
6 3 (1.00%) LTE
6 3 (1.00%) HTTP
7 2 (0.67%) 4G
8 1 (0.33%) Wireless
8 1 (0.33%) RTCP
8 1 (0.33%) RTP
8 1 (0.33%) SAN
8 1 (0.33%) UMTS
8 1 (0.33%) VoIP
8 1 (0.33%) CDMA
8 1 (0.33%) GPRS
8 1 (0.33%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (20.67%) Selenium
2 34 (11.33%) LoadRunner
3 30 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 29 (9.67%) Cucumber
5 23 (7.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (7.00%) Visual Studio
6 21 (7.00%) TestDirector
7 12 (4.00%) JIRA
8 11 (3.67%) Rational Performance Tester
9 9 (3.00%) TestComplete
9 9 (3.00%) NUnit
10 7 (2.33%) WinRunner
11 6 (2.00%) Moq
12 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.00%) MSTest
13 2 (0.67%) ClearQuest
14 1 (0.33%) Toad
14 1 (0.33%) TestPartner
14 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 115 (38.33%) Finance
2 57 (19.00%) Telecoms
3 48 (16.00%) Banking
3 48 (16.00%) Retail
4 24 (8.00%) Advertising
5 21 (7.00%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.67%) Law
6 8 (2.67%) Marketing
7 6 (2.00%) Automotive
7 6 (2.00%) Billing
8 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 175 (58.33%) Analyst
2 107 (35.67%) Test Analyst
3 59 (19.67%) Test Manager
4 50 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 45 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 44 (14.67%) Tester
7 24 (8.00%) QA Analyst
8 21 (7.00%) Lead Test Analyst
8 21 (7.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 19 (6.33%) Test Consultant
9 19 (6.33%) Consultant
9 19 (6.33%) Test Leader
10 17 (5.67%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (5.33%) Senior Tester
12 13 (4.33%) QA Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Senior QA Analyst
12 13 (4.33%) Agile Test Analyst
13 12 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
14 10 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
14 10 (3.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.67%) .NET
2 11 (3.67%) Middleware
3 9 (3.00%) HTML
4 6 (2.00%) LAMP
4 6 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.67%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.33%) Ajax
6 4 (1.33%) Web Services
7 3 (1.00%) XML
7 3 (1.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.33%) FMCG
4 12 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.00%) Open Source
5 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.67%) Life Science
7 7 (2.33%) Replication
8 4 (1.33%) Clustering
8 4 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.33%) New Media
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.33%) Windows
2 22 (7.33%) UNIX
3 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.00%) Linux
7 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.00%) Android
10 2 (0.67%) AIX
10 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (35.00%) Scrum
3 72 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 60 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 52 (17.33%) Test Management
6 47 (15.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 46 (15.33%) Test Automation
8 44 (14.67%) Business Analysis
9 41 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (12.67%) Project Management
10 38 (12.67%) Test Strategy
11 36 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 35 (11.67%) PRINCE2
13 29 (9.67%) Change Management
14 27 (9.00%) UML
14 27 (9.00%) BPMN
15 25 (8.33%) Performance Testing
16 22 (7.33%) System Testing
16 22 (7.33%) User Stories
16 22 (7.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.33%) SQL
2 14 (4.67%) C#
3 11 (3.67%) C
4 10 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.00%) VB
5 6 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.00%) Perl
5 6 (2.00%) PHP
6 4 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (63.67%) ISTQB
2 68 (22.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 61 (20.33%) Degree
4 28 (9.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.33%) APMP
9 3 (1.00%) AAT
9 3 (1.00%) HND
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (28.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 65 (21.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.33%) Netcool
2 4 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 46 (15.33%) HP
2 27 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.00%) Oracle
4 14 (4.67%) IBM
5 8 (2.67%) VMware
6 4 (1.33%) McAfee
6 4 (1.33%) Citrix
6 4 (1.33%) Veritas
7 3 (1.00%) Capita
8 2 (0.67%) Sage
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.33%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.33%) Tableau
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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