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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 167 127
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 176 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.24% 1.02% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 2.99% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 125 36 95
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,250 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
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
2024 1842 1787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.28% 34.19% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1288 1394
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +53 90 £43,000 +1.17% 6
Maidenhead +29 27 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Slough +10 15 £49,500 -1.00% 1
Windsor - 12 £45,000 -
Bracknell -8 5 £67,500 +3.84%
Hungerford -3 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 213 (57.88%) ISTQB
2 152 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (40.49%) Finance
4 132 (35.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 117 (31.79%) HP Quality Center
6 106 (28.80%) Software Testing
7 96 (26.09%) Scrum
8 91 (24.73%) Telecoms
9 88 (23.91%) QA
10 87 (23.64%) SQL
11 83 (22.55%) Test Scripting
12 79 (21.47%) Test Management
13 72 (19.57%) Retail
14 69 (18.75%) Test Automation
15 68 (18.48%) Selenium
16 65 (17.66%) HP
17 62 (16.85%) Windows
18 61 (16.58%) Security Cleared
19 60 (16.30%) QuickTest Pro
19 60 (16.30%) Banking
20 54 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
22 50 (13.59%) Test Strategy
23 46 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
24 45 (12.23%) LoadRunner
24 45 (12.23%) Windows XP
25 44 (11.96%) UNIX
26 43 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
27 42 (11.41%) SC Cleared
27 42 (11.41%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.53%) Drupal
4 5 (1.36%) IIS
4 5 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 22 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.43%) LAN
1 20 (5.43%) WAN
2 13 (3.53%) MVNO
3 10 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.17%) DNS
5 6 (1.63%) HTTP
5 6 (1.63%) LTE
5 6 (1.63%) 4G
6 5 (1.36%) Internet
7 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.82%) SS7
8 3 (0.82%) ISUP
8 3 (0.82%) INAP
8 3 (0.82%) SMS
8 3 (0.82%) LDAP
8 3 (0.82%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.54%) Firewall
10 1 (0.27%) VLAN
10 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.72%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (18.48%) Selenium
2 60 (16.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 45 (12.23%) LoadRunner
4 37 (10.05%) TestDirector
5 30 (8.15%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.07%) WinRunner
7 12 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.99%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.45%) Rational Performance Tester
9 9 (2.45%) SilkPerformer
10 8 (2.17%) JIRA
11 7 (1.90%) NUnit
11 7 (1.90%) TestComplete
12 5 (1.36%) Moq
13 4 (1.09%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.82%) MSTest
14 3 (0.82%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.54%) Capybara
General
1 149 (40.49%) Finance
2 91 (24.73%) Telecoms
3 72 (19.57%) Retail
4 60 (16.30%) Banking
5 35 (9.51%) Aerospace
6 16 (4.35%) Advertising
7 8 (2.17%) Marketing
8 7 (1.90%) Billing
9 5 (1.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 217 (58.97%) Analyst
2 157 (42.66%) Test Analyst
3 67 (18.21%) Test Manager
4 62 (16.85%) Tester
5 52 (14.13%) Consultant
6 49 (13.32%) Test Consultant
7 48 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
8 41 (11.14%) Business Analyst
9 24 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
10 19 (5.16%) Software Test Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Test Engineer
11 18 (4.89%) QA Analyst
11 18 (4.89%) Senior Business Analyst
12 17 (4.62%) Software Tester
13 14 (3.80%) Test Leader
14 13 (3.53%) Senior Tester
15 12 (3.26%) Lead Test Analyst
16 11 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
16 11 (2.99%) Software Engineer
16 11 (2.99%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.53%) LAMP
2 12 (3.26%) Gherkin
3 10 (2.72%) Middleware
4 9 (2.45%) .NET
5 8 (2.17%) XML
5 8 (2.17%) HTML
6 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.09%) SOAP
7 3 (0.82%) Web Services
7 3 (0.82%) Rendezvous
7 3 (0.82%) Ajax
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.27%) XSLT
8 1 (0.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.08%) Clustering
2 15 (4.08%) FMCG
3 14 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.17%) Open Source
6 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.09%) New Media
7 4 (1.09%) iSeries
7 4 (1.09%) AS400
7 4 (1.09%) Replication
8 3 (0.82%) IVR
8 3 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.54%) Handset
9 2 (0.54%) Life Science
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) DTV
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (16.85%) Windows
2 45 (12.23%) Windows XP
3 44 (11.96%) UNIX
4 43 (11.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.89%) Linux
8 10 (2.72%) Solaris
9 3 (0.82%) AIX
9 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.54%) Android
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (28.80%) Software Testing
3 96 (26.09%) Scrum
4 83 (22.55%) Test Scripting
5 79 (21.47%) Test Management
6 69 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 52 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 50 (13.59%) Test Strategy
9 46 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (11.41%) Test Planning
11 41 (11.14%) Business Analysis
12 33 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 30 (8.15%) Performance Testing
14 29 (7.88%) Automation Testing
15 28 (7.61%) Project Management
15 28 (7.61%) Change Management
16 27 (7.34%) Regression Testing
17 26 (7.07%) UML
17 26 (7.07%) BPMN
18 24 (6.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.64%) SQL
2 13 (3.53%) PHP
3 10 (2.72%) Java
4 9 (2.45%) C#
5 8 (2.17%) Perl
6 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.09%) C
7 4 (1.09%) VB
7 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 213 (57.88%) ISTQB
2 132 (35.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 61 (16.58%) Security Cleared
4 42 (11.41%) SC Cleared
5 33 (8.97%) Degree
6 12 (3.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 12 (3.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) APMP
9 2 (0.54%) IIBA
10 1 (0.27%) CBAP
10 1 (0.27%) AAT
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (23.91%) QA
2 12 (3.26%) GAMP
System Software
1 20 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.45%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.09%) vSphere
6 3 (0.82%) NFS
Systems Management
1 117 (31.79%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (4.35%) Netcool
3 15 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 65 (17.66%) HP
2 24 (6.52%) Oracle
3 18 (4.89%) Citrix
4 17 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 15 (4.08%) Veritas
5 15 (4.08%) McAfee
6 14 (3.80%) VMware
7 12 (3.26%) IBM
7 12 (3.26%) Fujitsu
8 7 (1.90%) NetApp
9 4 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.82%) Redknee
10 3 (0.82%) Capita
10 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.54%) SAP
12 1 (0.27%) Sage
12 1 (0.27%) BMC
12 1 (0.27%) FrontRange
12 1 (0.27%) Symantec
12 1 (0.27%) Remedy
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