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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 182 77 175
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +98
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 43 172 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 3.16% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 8.49% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 132 38
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £36,600 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £55,000 £52,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
1720 2027 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.19% 37.21% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1369 1259
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -56 19 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Maidenhead -25 4 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Slough -14 3 £55,000 +11.11% 1
Bracknell -2 2 £25,000 -62.96% 4
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (48.24%) ISTQB
3 35 (41.18%) Finance
4 31 (36.47%) Degree
5 29 (34.12%) QA
6 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
7 26 (30.59%) Scrum
8 24 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
8 24 (28.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (24.71%) Test Automation
9 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
10 20 (23.53%) Banking
10 20 (23.53%) SQL
10 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 18 (21.18%) Visual Studio
12 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
12 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
13 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
14 14 (16.47%) Retail
14 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
14 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
14 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.94%) PMI Certification
15 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
15 11 (12.94%) SDLC
15 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (12.94%) Selenium
16 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.71%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) BASE24
2 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) ATM
1 4 (4.71%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.24%) DataStage
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (21.18%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.94%) Selenium
4 8 (9.41%) TestComplete
5 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.53%) JIRA
7 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 3 (3.53%) TestNG
8 2 (2.35%) Ant
8 2 (2.35%) eggPlant
8 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.18%) TestLink
General
1 35 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
3 20 (23.53%) Banking
4 14 (16.47%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Automotive
6 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.35%) Electronics
7 2 (2.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.18%) Law
8 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 16 (18.82%) Business Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Test Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Test Manager
6 9 (10.59%) Tester
7 7 (8.24%) Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Data Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Chief Information Officer
8 4 (4.71%) Chief Operating Officer
8 4 (4.71%) CIO
8 4 (4.71%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Head of IT
8 4 (4.71%) Head of IT Operations
8 4 (4.71%) Head of Operations
8 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) XML
2 2 (2.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) J2EE
2 2 (2.35%) Spring
2 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) PMI
4 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.71%) Contactless
5 4 (4.71%) EMV
5 4 (4.71%) Fintech
5 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.35%) EPoS
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
6 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Scrum
3 24 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (24.71%) Test Automation
5 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
6 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
7 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
8 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.94%) SDLC
9 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (10.59%) People Management
11 8 (9.41%) Balanced Scorecard
11 8 (9.41%) Manual Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Matrix Management
11 8 (9.41%) Performance Improvement
11 8 (9.41%) Regression Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Supplier Management
12 7 (8.24%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) C#
3 4 (4.71%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (48.24%) ISTQB
2 31 (36.47%) Degree
3 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (12.94%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMP
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) CBAP
6 1 (1.18%) IIBA
6 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.12%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) XenApp
2 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Cognos
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) CyberSource
4 4 (4.71%) DataCash
4 4 (4.71%) Elavon
4 4 (4.71%) Ingenico
4 4 (4.71%) Sage
4 4 (4.71%) TSYS
4 4 (4.71%) VeriFone
4 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 4 (4.71%) VocaLink
4 4 (4.71%) WorldPay
5 3 (3.53%) Citrix
5 3 (3.53%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Capita
6 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Symantec
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