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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 91 152 129
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 139 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.37% 1.27% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 3.77% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 99 56 97
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
2159 1885 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.87% 33.67% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1392 1558
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +37 85 £37,500 -23.07% 9
Slough +23 21 £49,500 +41.42% 3
Maidenhead -5 9 £38,500 +10.00% 4
Bracknell +6 7 - -
Newbury -6 4 £47,500 +53.22%
Wokingham - 2 £38,000 - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 134 (45.12%) Finance
2 130 (43.77%) ISTQB
3 114 (38.38%) Software Testing
4 113 (38.05%) QA
4 113 (38.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 102 (34.34%) Telecoms
6 87 (29.29%) Retail
7 85 (28.62%) HP Quality Center
8 67 (22.56%) Security Cleared
9 64 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 61 (20.54%) SC Cleared
11 55 (18.52%) Scrum
12 54 (18.18%) Selenium
13 52 (17.51%) Test Automation
14 50 (16.84%) TestDirector
14 50 (16.84%) Windows
15 49 (16.50%) Test Scripting
16 47 (15.82%) HP
17 44 (14.81%) Project Management
18 42 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (12.46%) C#
19 37 (12.46%) Business Analysis
19 37 (12.46%) Test Management
20 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
21 34 (11.45%) UNIX
22 33 (11.11%) SQL
22 33 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
22 33 (11.11%) Degree
22 33 (11.11%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.35%) CMS
3 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.35%) Apache
4 3 (1.01%) IIS
4 3 (1.01%) Drupal
5 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (7.07%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.40%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.72%) LTE
2 17 (5.72%) 4G
3 14 (4.71%) DNS
4 13 (4.38%) LDAP
4 13 (4.38%) SMS
4 13 (4.38%) Wireshark
4 13 (4.38%) SS7
4 13 (4.38%) ISUP
4 13 (4.38%) INAP
4 13 (4.38%) HTTP
5 5 (1.68%) WAN
5 5 (1.68%) LAN
6 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.34%) IPv4
7 1 (0.34%) IPv6
7 1 (0.34%) 3G
7 1 (0.34%) BGP
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (18.18%) Selenium
2 50 (16.84%) TestDirector
3 24 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (7.07%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.04%) WinRunner
6 11 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 11 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.03%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.36%) JIRA
10 6 (2.02%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.68%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (1.68%) TestComplete
11 5 (1.68%) TestNG
11 5 (1.68%) JMeter
11 5 (1.68%) JUnit
12 4 (1.35%) Capybara
12 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.67%) Behat
13 2 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 134 (45.12%) Finance
2 102 (34.34%) Telecoms
3 87 (29.29%) Retail
4 25 (8.42%) Billing
5 19 (6.40%) Banking
6 14 (4.71%) Advertising
7 8 (2.69%) Law
8 6 (2.02%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 2 (0.67%) Games
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 165 (55.56%) Analyst
2 122 (41.08%) Test Analyst
3 42 (14.14%) Tester
4 39 (13.13%) Test Manager
4 39 (13.13%) Business Analyst
5 35 (11.78%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (10.10%) Senior Business Analyst
7 24 (8.08%) Software Tester
8 23 (7.74%) Test Engineer
9 21 (7.07%) Junior
10 18 (6.06%) Junior Analyst
11 17 (5.72%) Junior Test Analyst
12 16 (5.39%) Manual Test Analyst
12 16 (5.39%) Programme Test Manager
12 16 (5.39%) Consultant
12 16 (5.39%) Programme Manager
13 15 (5.05%) QA Engineer
14 14 (4.71%) Test Consultant
15 12 (4.04%) QA Test Analyst
15 12 (4.04%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.75%) .NET
2 19 (6.40%) XML
3 15 (5.05%) SOAP
4 13 (4.38%) Rendezvous
5 6 (2.02%) Middleware
6 5 (1.68%) XSLT
6 5 (1.68%) Web Services
6 5 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.68%) JSON
6 5 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.01%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.01%) LAMP
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.34%) JSP
8 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (4.71%) FMCG
3 13 (4.38%) IVR
4 11 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.69%) Open Source
6 7 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.68%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.35%) Clustering
9 2 (0.67%) DTV
9 2 (0.67%) Handset
9 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.84%) Windows
2 34 (11.45%) UNIX
3 33 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (8.08%) Windows XP
5 23 (7.74%) Linux
6 18 (6.06%) Solaris
7 13 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.68%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.67%) Android
13 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.34%) HPUX
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.38%) Software Testing
2 64 (21.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 55 (18.52%) Scrum
4 52 (17.51%) Test Automation
5 49 (16.50%) Test Scripting
6 44 (14.81%) Project Management
7 42 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (12.46%) Business Analysis
8 37 (12.46%) Test Management
9 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 33 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 27 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 26 (8.75%) UML
13 25 (8.42%) ITIL
13 25 (8.42%) Automated Testing
14 24 (8.08%) BPMN
15 23 (7.74%) Use Case
15 23 (7.74%) Change Management
16 22 (7.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.46%) C#
2 33 (11.11%) SQL
3 30 (10.10%) Java
4 16 (5.39%) Perl
5 5 (1.68%) PHP
6 3 (1.01%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.67%) VB
7 2 (0.67%) Python
7 2 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (43.77%) ISTQB
2 113 (38.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 67 (22.56%) Security Cleared
4 61 (20.54%) SC Cleared
5 33 (11.11%) Degree
6 18 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 17 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (2.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.34%) IIBA
10 1 (0.34%) AAT
10 1 (0.34%) MCITP
10 1 (0.34%) EXIN
10 1 (0.34%) CISA
10 1 (0.34%) MCP
10 1 (0.34%) HND
10 1 (0.34%) MCSE
10 1 (0.34%) CISSP
10 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (38.05%) QA
2 6 (2.02%) GAMP
3 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (4.38%) NFS
2 10 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.68%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (28.62%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (2.69%) Netcool
4 3 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.67%) Opsview
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (15.82%) HP
2 21 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.06%) TIBCO
4 15 (5.05%) Citrix
5 14 (4.71%) Oracle
5 14 (4.71%) Fujitsu
6 13 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.03%) Redknee
8 7 (2.36%) IBM
9 6 (2.02%) VMware
10 4 (1.35%) JBoss
10 4 (1.35%) NetApp
10 4 (1.35%) Veritas
10 4 (1.35%) FatWire
11 3 (1.01%) SAP
11 3 (1.01%) McAfee
12 1 (0.34%) Altiris
12 1 (0.34%) Sage
12 1 (0.34%) Symantec
12 1 (0.34%) Capita
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