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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 78 142 129
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 188 88 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.23% 1.49% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.57% 4.20% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 122 63 95
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £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
2193 2096 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.73% 35.54% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1432 1563
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +62 107 £42,500 - 4
Maidenhead +18 24 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Bracknell -6 13 £33,250 -48.84%
Slough -15 12 £49,500 +20.00% 3
Windsor - 7 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £19,000 - 1
Hungerford -2 1 £32,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 197 (56.94%) ISTQB
2 144 (41.62%) Finance
3 135 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (36.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 115 (33.24%) HP Quality Center
6 102 (29.48%) Telecoms
7 101 (29.19%) Software Testing
8 81 (23.41%) Test Scripting
9 80 (23.12%) Scrum
10 79 (22.83%) QA
10 79 (22.83%) SQL
10 79 (22.83%) Retail
11 76 (21.97%) Windows
12 74 (21.39%) Test Management
12 74 (21.39%) Security Cleared
13 69 (19.94%) Test Automation
14 56 (16.18%) SC Cleared
15 55 (15.90%) QuickTest Pro
15 55 (15.90%) Selenium
16 54 (15.61%) User Acceptance Testing
16 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 50 (14.45%) Banking
18 48 (13.87%) Windows XP
18 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
19 47 (13.58%) TestDirector
19 47 (13.58%) HP
20 42 (12.14%) Business Analysis
20 42 (12.14%) UNIX
20 42 (12.14%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (6.36%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.76%) Drupal
4 6 (1.73%) IIS
4 6 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 20 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.60%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.29%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.65%) LAN
1 23 (6.65%) WAN
2 13 (3.76%) MVNO
3 8 (2.31%) DNS
4 7 (2.02%) HTTP
4 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.73%) LTE
5 6 (1.73%) 4G
6 4 (1.16%) LDAP
6 4 (1.16%) SMS
6 4 (1.16%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.16%) Internet
6 4 (1.16%) SS7
6 4 (1.16%) ISUP
6 4 (1.16%) INAP
7 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.29%) Firewall
9 1 (0.29%) VLAN
9 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.60%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.16%) MySQL
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (15.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 55 (15.90%) Selenium
2 47 (13.58%) TestDirector
3 36 (10.40%) LoadRunner
4 28 (8.09%) WinRunner
5 22 (6.36%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.47%) SilkPerformer
7 11 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.89%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.31%) JIRA
10 7 (2.02%) TestComplete
11 5 (1.45%) NUnit
12 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.16%) Moq
13 3 (0.87%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.87%) MSTest
13 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
14 2 (0.58%) ClearQuest
14 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 144 (41.62%) Finance
2 102 (29.48%) Telecoms
3 79 (22.83%) Retail
4 50 (14.45%) Banking
5 23 (6.65%) Aerospace
6 17 (4.91%) Advertising
7 9 (2.60%) Billing
8 5 (1.45%) Automotive
9 4 (1.16%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (58.09%) Analyst
2 143 (41.33%) Test Analyst
3 60 (17.34%) Tester
4 53 (15.32%) Test Manager
5 50 (14.45%) Consultant
6 47 (13.58%) Test Consultant
7 46 (13.29%) Senior Analyst
8 43 (12.43%) Business Analyst
9 22 (6.36%) Senior Business Analyst
10 21 (6.07%) Software Tester
10 21 (6.07%) Senior Test Analyst
11 20 (5.78%) Test Engineer
12 19 (5.49%) Software Test Analyst
13 16 (4.62%) QA Analyst
13 16 (4.62%) Test Leader
14 13 (3.76%) Software Test Engineer
14 13 (3.76%) Software Engineer
15 12 (3.47%) QA Test Analyst
16 11 (3.18%) Senior Tester
17 10 (2.89%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.76%) LAMP
2 11 (3.18%) Gherkin
3 9 (2.60%) .NET
3 9 (2.60%) XML
4 6 (1.73%) HTML
5 5 (1.45%) SOAP
5 5 (1.45%) Web Services
6 4 (1.16%) Rendezvous
6 4 (1.16%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.58%) Ajax
8 1 (0.29%) JSON
8 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.29%) JSP
8 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.62%) Clustering
2 16 (4.62%) FMCG
3 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.89%) Open Source
5 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.16%) IVR
6 4 (1.16%) iSeries
6 4 (1.16%) AS400
7 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.58%) Handset
8 2 (0.58%) User Experience
8 2 (0.58%) Life Science
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.97%) Windows
2 54 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (13.87%) Windows XP
4 42 (12.14%) UNIX
5 29 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (7.51%) Windows 7
7 22 (6.36%) Linux
8 13 (3.76%) Solaris
9 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.87%) AIX
11 3 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (29.19%) Software Testing
3 81 (23.41%) Test Scripting
4 80 (23.12%) Scrum
5 74 (21.39%) Test Management
6 69 (19.94%) Test Automation
7 54 (15.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (12.14%) Business Analysis
9 42 (12.14%) Test Planning
10 40 (11.56%) Test Strategy
11 36 (10.40%) Waterfall
12 31 (8.96%) Regression Testing
13 30 (8.67%) UML
13 30 (8.67%) Project Management
14 28 (8.09%) Change Management
15 27 (7.80%) BPMN
16 26 (7.51%) V-Model
16 26 (7.51%) Use Case
16 26 (7.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.83%) SQL
2 13 (3.76%) PHP
3 11 (3.18%) Java
4 9 (2.60%) C#
5 7 (2.02%) Perl
6 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.58%) VB
7 2 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 197 (56.94%) ISTQB
2 126 (36.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 74 (21.39%) Security Cleared
4 56 (16.18%) SC Cleared
5 26 (7.51%) Degree
6 14 (4.05%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (3.47%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.58%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) CBAP
10 1 (0.29%) APMP
10 1 (0.29%) AAT
10 1 (0.29%) CISA
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.29%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) CISSP
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (22.83%) QA
2 14 (4.05%) GAMP
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (6.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.47%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 115 (33.24%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (4.91%) Netcool
3 16 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (13.58%) HP
2 30 (8.67%) Oracle
3 20 (5.78%) Citrix
4 16 (4.62%) Veritas
4 16 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.62%) McAfee
5 15 (4.34%) Fujitsu
6 14 (4.05%) VMware
7 9 (2.60%) NetApp
8 5 (1.45%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.45%) IBM
9 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.16%) Redknee
10 2 (0.58%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Sage
11 1 (0.29%) BMC
11 1 (0.29%) Capita
11 1 (0.29%) FrontRange
11 1 (0.29%) Symantec
11 1 (0.29%) Remedy
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £4500.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago