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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 77 157 121
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -36
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 186 84 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.20% 1.41% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 4.03% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 106 60 99
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2160 2083 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.16% 34.94% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1434 1580
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +60 101 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Maidenhead +13 24 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Bracknell -3 21 £33,250 -48.84%
Slough -15 9 £49,500 +16.47% 3
Windsor - 7 £45,000 - 2
Newbury - 4 £19,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £31,250 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 173 (53.07%) ISTQB
2 135 (41.41%) Finance
3 129 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (37.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 107 (32.82%) Telecoms
5 107 (32.82%) Software Testing
6 106 (32.52%) HP Quality Center
7 85 (26.07%) Security Cleared
7 85 (26.07%) Retail
8 81 (24.85%) Test Scripting
8 81 (24.85%) Windows
9 79 (24.23%) QA
9 79 (24.23%) Scrum
10 71 (21.78%) SQL
11 68 (20.86%) SC Cleared
12 66 (20.25%) Test Management
13 62 (19.02%) Test Automation
14 57 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 52 (15.95%) QuickTest Pro
17 50 (15.34%) TestDirector
17 50 (15.34%) Windows XP
17 50 (15.34%) Banking
18 48 (14.72%) Selenium
19 46 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (12.88%) UNIX
21 42 (12.88%) Business Analysis
22 39 (11.96%) Test Planning
23 37 (11.35%) SQL Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (6.44%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (4.91%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.37%) Drupal
4 6 (1.84%) IIS
4 6 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.06%) LAN
1 23 (7.06%) WAN
2 12 (3.68%) MVNO
3 9 (2.76%) DNS
4 8 (2.45%) HTTP
5 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.53%) LDAP
6 5 (1.53%) SMS
6 5 (1.53%) SS7
6 5 (1.53%) ISUP
6 5 (1.53%) INAP
6 5 (1.53%) Wireshark
6 5 (1.53%) LTE
6 5 (1.53%) 4G
7 4 (1.23%) Internet
8 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.31%) Firewall
9 1 (0.31%) VLAN
9 1 (0.31%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.84%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (15.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 50 (15.34%) TestDirector
3 48 (14.72%) Selenium
4 33 (10.12%) LoadRunner
5 30 (9.20%) WinRunner
6 15 (4.60%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.68%) SilkPerformer
8 9 (2.76%) TestComplete
9 8 (2.45%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.15%) JIRA
11 5 (1.53%) NUnit
12 4 (1.23%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.23%) Moq
13 3 (0.92%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.92%) MSTest
13 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.61%) Capybara
14 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 135 (41.41%) Finance
2 107 (32.82%) Telecoms
3 85 (26.07%) Retail
4 50 (15.34%) Banking
5 22 (6.75%) Aerospace
6 18 (5.52%) Advertising
7 9 (2.76%) Billing
8 4 (1.23%) Marketing
9 3 (0.92%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (57.06%) Analyst
2 131 (40.18%) Test Analyst
3 55 (16.87%) Tester
4 52 (15.95%) Consultant
5 49 (15.03%) Test Consultant
6 47 (14.42%) Test Manager
7 44 (13.50%) Senior Analyst
8 43 (13.19%) Business Analyst
9 25 (7.67%) Senior Business Analyst
10 20 (6.13%) Software Tester
11 19 (5.83%) Test Engineer
12 18 (5.52%) Software Test Analyst
13 17 (5.21%) Senior Test Analyst
14 14 (4.29%) QA Analyst
14 14 (4.29%) Test Leader
15 13 (3.99%) Software Test Engineer
15 13 (3.99%) Software Engineer
16 12 (3.68%) QA Test Analyst
17 11 (3.37%) Business Architect
17 11 (3.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.37%) .NET
1 11 (3.37%) LAMP
2 10 (3.07%) Gherkin
2 10 (3.07%) XML
3 7 (2.15%) Web Services
4 6 (1.84%) HTML
4 6 (1.84%) SOAP
5 5 (1.53%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.61%) Middleware
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.61%) Ajax
7 1 (0.31%) JSON
7 1 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.31%) JSP
7 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.21%) FMCG
3 16 (4.91%) Clustering
4 11 (3.37%) Open Source
5 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.53%) IVR
7 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.23%) AS400
8 4 (1.23%) iSeries
9 3 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.61%) Life Science
10 2 (0.61%) Handset
10 2 (0.61%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.85%) Windows
2 57 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (15.34%) Windows XP
4 42 (12.88%) UNIX
5 30 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (7.98%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.75%) Linux
8 14 (4.29%) Solaris
9 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.53%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.92%) AIX
12 2 (0.61%) Android
12 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (32.82%) Software Testing
3 81 (24.85%) Test Scripting
4 79 (24.23%) Scrum
5 66 (20.25%) Test Management
6 62 (19.02%) Test Automation
7 56 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (12.88%) Business Analysis
10 39 (11.96%) Test Planning
11 36 (11.04%) Waterfall
12 33 (10.12%) UML
12 33 (10.12%) Test Strategy
13 32 (9.82%) Project Management
14 30 (9.20%) BPMN
15 29 (8.90%) Use Case
15 29 (8.90%) Regression Testing
16 26 (7.98%) Change Management
17 24 (7.36%) Migration
17 24 (7.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (21.78%) SQL
2 12 (3.68%) Java
3 11 (3.37%) PHP
4 9 (2.76%) C#
5 8 (2.45%) Perl
6 3 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) VB
7 2 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (53.07%) ISTQB
2 123 (37.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 85 (26.07%) Security Cleared
4 68 (20.86%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.13%) Degree
6 17 (5.21%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (2.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.61%) IIBA
10 1 (0.31%) CBAP
10 1 (0.31%) CISA
10 1 (0.31%) MCP
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (24.23%) QA
2 14 (4.29%) GAMP
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.68%) VMware ESX
3 9 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
3 9 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (32.52%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (5.21%) Netcool
3 16 (4.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (4.91%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (10.74%) HP
2 31 (9.51%) Oracle
3 20 (6.13%) Citrix
4 17 (5.21%) Fujitsu
5 16 (4.91%) Veritas
5 16 (4.91%) McAfee
6 14 (4.29%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.99%) VMware
8 9 (2.76%) NetApp
9 6 (1.84%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.23%) IBM
11 4 (1.23%) Redknee
12 2 (0.61%) SAP
13 1 (0.31%) BMC
13 1 (0.31%) Capita
13 1 (0.31%) FrontRange
13 1 (0.31%) Amdocs
13 1 (0.31%) Altiris
13 1 (0.31%) Symantec
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £42500 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £4500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
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