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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 88 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 160 69 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.92% 1.27% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.24% 3.82% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 127 50 75
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,975 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,700 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
2211 1806 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 33.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1260 1335
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +49 83 £43,000 -1.71% 4
Slough +23 18 £49,500 +80.00% 1
Maidenhead +11 18 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Bracknell -8 5 £67,500 +28.57%
Windsor - 5 £45,000 -
Hungerford -1 3 £32,500 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 208 (59.77%) ISTQB
2 160 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (37.93%) Finance
4 112 (32.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 106 (30.46%) Scrum
6 98 (28.16%) HP Quality Center
7 97 (27.87%) Software Testing
8 94 (27.01%) QA
9 89 (25.57%) SQL
10 84 (24.14%) Test Scripting
11 77 (22.13%) Telecoms
12 72 (20.69%) Test Management
13 67 (19.25%) Retail
14 63 (18.10%) Test Automation
15 61 (17.53%) Selenium
15 61 (17.53%) Banking
16 58 (16.67%) Windows
17 56 (16.09%) Security Cleared
18 54 (15.52%) HP
19 50 (14.37%) QuickTest Pro
20 47 (13.51%) LoadRunner
20 47 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
21 46 (13.22%) Degree
22 43 (12.36%) Test Strategy
23 41 (11.78%) Windows Server 2003
24 40 (11.49%) Windows XP
25 39 (11.21%) Business Analysis
26 38 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
26 38 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
27 36 (10.34%) UNIX

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (6.03%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (3.74%) Drupal
3 12 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.15%) IIS
5 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.15%) MS Project
3 3 (0.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.57%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.46%) WAN
1 19 (5.46%) LAN
2 12 (3.45%) MVNO
3 8 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.01%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.44%) 4G
5 5 (1.44%) LTE
5 5 (1.44%) Internet
5 5 (1.44%) DNS
6 3 (0.86%) HTTP
7 2 (0.57%) Firewall
7 2 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
8 1 (0.29%) ATM
8 1 (0.29%) SDH
8 1 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.59%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.57%) MySQL
4 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (17.53%) Selenium
2 50 (14.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 47 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 34 (9.77%) TestDirector
5 23 (6.61%) WinRunner
5 23 (6.61%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.16%) Rational Performance Tester
9 9 (2.59%) JIRA
10 7 (2.01%) NUnit
10 7 (2.01%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (2.01%) TestComplete
11 5 (1.44%) Moq
12 3 (0.86%) MSTest
12 3 (0.86%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.57%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.29%) Appium
General
1 132 (37.93%) Finance
2 77 (22.13%) Telecoms
3 67 (19.25%) Retail
4 61 (17.53%) Banking
5 35 (10.06%) Aerospace
6 17 (4.89%) Advertising
7 7 (2.01%) Marketing
8 6 (1.72%) Billing
9 5 (1.44%) Automotive
9 5 (1.44%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 211 (60.63%) Analyst
2 146 (41.95%) Test Analyst
3 58 (16.67%) Tester
4 57 (16.38%) Senior Analyst
5 56 (16.09%) Test Manager
6 49 (14.08%) Consultant
7 47 (13.51%) Test Consultant
8 39 (11.21%) Business Analyst
9 27 (7.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 23 (6.61%) QA Analyst
11 19 (5.46%) Lead Test Analyst
12 18 (5.17%) Senior Business Analyst
12 18 (5.17%) Test Leader
12 18 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
13 15 (4.31%) Senior Tester
14 13 (3.74%) Software Tester
14 13 (3.74%) Senior QA Analyst
15 12 (3.45%) Automated Tester
15 12 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
15 12 (3.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.74%) LAMP
2 12 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 11 (3.16%) Middleware
4 9 (2.59%) .NET
5 7 (2.01%) HTML
6 4 (1.15%) Web Services
6 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.86%) Ajax
7 3 (0.86%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.60%) FMCG
2 16 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.45%) Clustering
4 9 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.30%) Open Source
6 6 (1.72%) Replication
6 6 (1.72%) Life Science
6 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.15%) AS400
7 4 (1.15%) iSeries
7 4 (1.15%) New Media
8 3 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.67%) Windows
2 41 (11.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (11.49%) Windows XP
4 36 (10.34%) UNIX
5 22 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.46%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.74%) Linux
8 5 (1.44%) Solaris
9 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.86%) AIX
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (30.46%) Scrum
3 97 (27.87%) Software Testing
4 84 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 72 (20.69%) Test Management
6 63 (18.10%) Test Automation
7 47 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 43 (12.36%) Test Strategy
9 39 (11.21%) Business Analysis
10 38 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (8.91%) Project Management
12 30 (8.62%) Performance Testing
12 30 (8.62%) Automation Testing
12 30 (8.62%) Waterfall
13 27 (7.76%) Test Planning
14 25 (7.18%) Change Management
14 25 (7.18%) Regression Testing
15 24 (6.90%) UML
15 24 (6.90%) BPMN
16 23 (6.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.57%) SQL
2 13 (3.74%) PHP
3 9 (2.59%) C#
4 6 (1.72%) C
4 6 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.44%) Java
6 4 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.15%) Perl
6 4 (1.15%) VB
7 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (59.77%) ISTQB
2 112 (32.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 56 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 46 (13.22%) Degree
5 36 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.44%) VCP4
7 5 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.44%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.15%) APMP
9 3 (0.86%) AAT
9 3 (0.86%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) CBAP
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (27.01%) QA
2 8 (2.30%) GAMP
System Software
1 19 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.01%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.72%) vSphere
5 5 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 98 (28.16%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.74%) Netcool
3 12 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 54 (15.52%) HP
2 22 (6.32%) Oracle
3 21 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.02%) IBM
5 13 (3.74%) VMware
6 12 (3.45%) McAfee
6 12 (3.45%) Veritas
6 12 (3.45%) Citrix
7 10 (2.87%) Fujitsu
8 5 (1.44%) NetApp
9 3 (0.86%) Capita
10 2 (0.57%) Sage
11 1 (0.29%) Tableau
11 1 (0.29%) Twitter
11 1 (0.29%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.29%) Remedy
11 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.29%) BMC
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