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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 129 92 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.32% 1.68% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 4.74% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80 72 106
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2032 1942 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.55% 35.41% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1491 1574
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 71 £37,250 -21.57% 8
Slough +20 25 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Maidenhead -9 11 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Bracknell -4 3 £65,000 +85.71% 3
Newbury -10 3 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Hungerford - 1 £30,000 -
Windsor - 1 £25,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 120 (45.11%) Finance
2 119 (44.74%) QA
3 113 (42.48%) Software Testing
4 104 (39.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 100 (37.59%) ISTQB
6 95 (35.71%) Telecoms
7 85 (31.95%) Retail
8 74 (27.82%) HP Quality Center
9 60 (22.56%) Security Cleared
9 60 (22.56%) TestDirector
10 57 (21.43%) Selenium
11 56 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 55 (20.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (18.42%) Scrum
14 46 (17.29%) Windows
15 43 (16.17%) HP
15 43 (16.17%) Test Scripting
15 43 (16.17%) Test Automation
16 42 (15.79%) C#
17 41 (15.41%) Project Management
18 37 (13.91%) Degree
19 35 (13.16%) Billing
19 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (12.41%) .NET
21 32 (12.03%) PRINCE2
22 29 (10.90%) Automated Testing
22 29 (10.90%) Business Analysis
23 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
23 28 (10.53%) ITIL
24 27 (10.15%) LTE

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (3.01%) CMS
1 8 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.88%) Drupal
4 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Project
2 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (9.77%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.38%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.15%) LTE
1 27 (10.15%) 4G
2 19 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.64%) DNS
4 10 (3.76%) Wireshark
4 10 (3.76%) ISUP
4 10 (3.76%) INAP
4 10 (3.76%) SS7
4 10 (3.76%) SMS
4 10 (3.76%) HTTP
4 10 (3.76%) LDAP
5 5 (1.88%) Firewall
6 4 (1.50%) Internet
7 2 (0.75%) LAN
7 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.38%) 3G
8 1 (0.38%) BGP
8 1 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.01%) MySQL
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (22.56%) TestDirector
2 57 (21.43%) Selenium
3 23 (8.65%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (4.51%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.76%) WinRunner
7 9 (3.38%) TestComplete
8 8 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.26%) JIRA
10 5 (1.88%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.50%) NUnit
11 4 (1.50%) JMeter
11 4 (1.50%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.50%) JUnit
11 4 (1.50%) TestNG
11 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.75%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (0.75%) Subversion
12 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.75%) Capybara
General
1 120 (45.11%) Finance
2 95 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 85 (31.95%) Retail
4 35 (13.16%) Billing
5 16 (6.02%) Banking
6 12 (4.51%) Law
7 11 (4.14%) Advertising
8 6 (2.26%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Military
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (57.14%) Analyst
2 118 (44.36%) Test Analyst
3 34 (12.78%) Tester
4 31 (11.65%) Business Analyst
5 29 (10.90%) Test Manager
5 29 (10.90%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (9.40%) Senior Business Analyst
7 23 (8.65%) Manual Test Analyst
8 22 (8.27%) Junior
9 19 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
10 18 (6.77%) Junior Test Analyst
11 17 (6.39%) Software Tester
12 16 (6.02%) Test Engineer
13 15 (5.64%) QA Engineer
14 14 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
14 14 (5.26%) Programme Manager
14 14 (5.26%) Consultant
15 13 (4.89%) Test Consultant
16 12 (4.51%) Transition Manager
17 9 (3.38%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.41%) .NET
2 14 (5.26%) XML
3 12 (4.51%) SOAP
4 10 (3.76%) Rendezvous
5 5 (1.88%) Web Services
5 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.88%) Middleware
5 5 (1.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.50%) JSON
6 4 (1.50%) Ajax
6 4 (1.50%) LAMP
6 4 (1.50%) HTML
6 4 (1.50%) XSLT
6 4 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.51%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.14%) FMCG
3 10 (3.76%) IVR
4 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.01%) Open Source
5 5 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.75%) Clustering
6 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
7 1 (0.38%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.29%) Windows
2 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (9.77%) UNIX
4 16 (6.02%) Linux
4 16 (6.02%) Windows XP
5 13 (4.89%) Solaris
6 10 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.26%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.88%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.75%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.48%) Software Testing
2 55 (20.68%) User Acceptance Testing
3 49 (18.42%) Scrum
4 43 (16.17%) Test Scripting
4 43 (16.17%) Test Automation
5 41 (15.41%) Project Management
6 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (12.03%) PRINCE2
8 29 (10.90%) Automated Testing
8 29 (10.90%) Business Analysis
9 28 (10.53%) ITIL
10 25 (9.40%) Test Management
11 23 (8.65%) Integration Testing
12 22 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (8.27%) Automation Testing
13 20 (7.52%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.52%) UML
14 19 (7.14%) Manual Testing
14 19 (7.14%) Test Strategy
15 18 (6.77%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.79%) C#
2 26 (9.77%) Java
3 23 (8.65%) SQL
4 16 (6.02%) Perl
5 7 (2.63%) PHP
6 6 (2.26%) VB
7 5 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.50%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) C
10 1 (0.38%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 104 (39.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 100 (37.59%) ISTQB
3 60 (22.56%) Security Cleared
4 56 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 37 (13.91%) Degree
6 19 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 16 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.38%) AAT
9 1 (0.38%) CISSP
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CISA
9 1 (0.38%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) MCITP
9 1 (0.38%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (44.74%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) GAMP
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.76%) NFS
2 7 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 74 (27.82%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.26%) Netcool
4 2 (0.75%) Opsview
5 1 (0.38%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (16.17%) HP
2 22 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.89%) Fujitsu
5 11 (4.14%) Citrix
6 10 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.38%) Oracle
8 6 (2.26%) Redknee
8 6 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (1.50%) FatWire
9 4 (1.50%) JBoss
10 3 (1.13%) VMware
11 2 (0.75%) NetApp
11 2 (0.75%) Veritas
12 1 (0.38%) F5
12 1 (0.38%) McAfee
12 1 (0.38%) Sage
12 1 (0.38%) SAP
12 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum `+ Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 26 days ago