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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 148 88 134
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +46
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 62 136 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 2.42% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 6.61% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 58 83 72
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1674 2057 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.60% 36.67% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1259 1503
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -39 28 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Bracknell +18 11 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Maidenhead -2 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Newbury +15 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Slough -26 5 £45,000 -7.21% 2
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 105 (57.38%) ISTQB
2 100 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (36.61%) Finance
4 66 (36.07%) Scrum
5 63 (34.43%) QA
6 50 (27.32%) Degree
7 46 (25.14%) SQL
8 43 (23.50%) Software Testing
9 40 (21.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (19.67%) Project Management
10 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
11 35 (19.13%) Business Analysis
12 34 (18.58%) PRINCE2
12 34 (18.58%) SDLC
13 33 (18.03%) Microsoft
14 32 (17.49%) Test Scripting
15 28 (15.30%) SQL Server
15 28 (15.30%) Selenium
15 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
16 27 (14.75%) Waterfall
17 25 (13.66%) Banking
17 25 (13.66%) Retail
17 25 (13.66%) MS Excel
18 23 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (12.02%) Computer Science
19 22 (12.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 21 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
21 20 (10.93%) Advertising
22 19 (10.38%) ITIL
22 19 (10.38%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Drupal
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.09%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.09%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.55%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.73%) WAN
3 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.19%) Internet
4 3 (1.64%) MPLS
4 3 (1.64%) UMTS
4 3 (1.64%) VPN
4 3 (1.64%) GSM
4 3 (1.64%) LTE
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (0.55%) CDMA
6 1 (0.55%) GPRS
6 1 (0.55%) DNS
6 1 (0.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) RTCP
6 1 (0.55%) RTP
6 1 (0.55%) Wireless
6 1 (0.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.09%) HBase
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (15.30%) Selenium
2 21 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (9.29%) Visual Studio
4 14 (7.65%) JIRA
5 11 (6.01%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.37%) LoadRunner
7 7 (3.83%) TestDirector
8 6 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.19%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.64%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.09%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.09%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.09%) NUnit
12 1 (0.55%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.55%) JUnit
12 1 (0.55%) Toad
12 1 (0.55%) TestNG
12 1 (0.55%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
General
1 67 (36.61%) Finance
2 36 (19.67%) Telecoms
3 25 (13.66%) Banking
3 25 (13.66%) Retail
4 20 (10.93%) Advertising
5 13 (7.10%) Law
6 12 (6.56%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.37%) Billing
8 5 (2.73%) Marketing
8 5 (2.73%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.73%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (53.01%) Analyst
2 48 (26.23%) Test Analyst
3 38 (20.77%) Business Analyst
4 30 (16.39%) Test Manager
5 24 (13.11%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (10.93%) Test Leader
7 19 (10.38%) Tester
8 16 (8.74%) Transition Manager
9 15 (8.20%) QA Engineer
10 13 (7.10%) Lead Test Analyst
10 13 (7.10%) QA Analyst
11 9 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
11 9 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Junior
12 8 (4.37%) Software Manager
12 8 (4.37%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Junior Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) Software Test Manager
13 7 (3.83%) Senior QA Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) SOAP
2 6 (3.28%) HTML
2 6 (3.28%) .NET
3 4 (2.19%) XML
3 4 (2.19%) Ajax
4 3 (1.64%) REST
4 3 (1.64%) CSS
4 3 (1.64%) XSL
4 3 (1.64%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.09%) Middleware
5 2 (1.09%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.29%) FMCG
3 13 (7.10%) Life Science
4 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.64%) Replication
6 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Statistics
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.55%) DTV
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (2.73%) UNIX
3 4 (2.19%) Linux
3 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.09%) Android
5 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (36.07%) Scrum
3 43 (23.50%) Software Testing
4 40 (21.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (19.67%) Project Management
6 35 (19.13%) Business Analysis
7 34 (18.58%) PRINCE2
7 34 (18.58%) SDLC
8 32 (17.49%) Test Scripting
9 28 (15.30%) Test Automation
10 27 (14.75%) Waterfall
11 23 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.38%) ITIL
12 19 (10.38%) Test Strategy
12 19 (10.38%) User Stories
13 18 (9.84%) BDD
14 17 (9.29%) BPMN
14 17 (9.29%) Use Case
14 17 (9.29%) UML
14 17 (9.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.14%) SQL
2 14 (7.65%) C#
3 7 (3.83%) Java
3 7 (3.83%) C
4 6 (3.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.19%) Python
6 3 (1.64%) Perl
6 3 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) VBScript
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (57.38%) ISTQB
2 50 (27.32%) Degree
3 22 (12.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.09%) PMP
7 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.09%) HND
7 2 (1.09%) AAT
8 1 (0.55%) APMP
8 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (34.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.55%) Netcool
2 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.01%) VMware
3 10 (5.46%) HP
3 10 (5.46%) Oracle
4 7 (3.83%) Citrix
5 6 (3.28%) SAP
5 6 (3.28%) Cisco
5 6 (3.28%) Symantec
6 4 (2.19%) Capita
6 4 (2.19%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) Sage
8 1 (0.55%) Remedy
8 1 (0.55%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.55%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.55%) BMC
8 1 (0.55%) NetApp
8 1 (0.55%) Lotus
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £38,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
PS Computer
Salary: £35k - £40k pa + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 11 days ago
Hungerford
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 25 days ago