The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 57 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.90% 0.73% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 1.37% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
280 219 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 50.27% 53.16% 63.30%
Number of salaries quoted 179 100 121
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bracknell region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Bracknell

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
2 19 (73.08%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
2 19 (73.08%) LoadRunner
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) Oracle
4 17 (65.38%) Regression Testing
4 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (65.38%) Test Scripting
4 17 (65.38%) Migration
5 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) LAN
5 16 (61.54%) WAN
6 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) UNIX
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
8 7 (26.92%) Test Management
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Transition Management
9 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
1 16 (61.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) LoadRunner
2 7 (26.92%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (19.23%) WinRunner
3 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Law
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Consultant
1 16 (61.54%) Test Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Transition Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Writer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
1 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Regression Testing
1 17 (65.38%) Migration
1 17 (65.38%) Test Scripting
1 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 7 (26.92%) Test Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Development
3 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Transition Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITSM
3 5 (19.23%) Validation
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) V-Model
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GAMP
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Fujitsu
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) HP