The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.22% 7.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.95% 30.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
86 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 37.39% 25.27% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 15 14
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

ISEB
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Brentwood

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 14 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) QA
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) VBA
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Test Management
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) AS400
9 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
9 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.11%) Games
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office
9 2 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) ETL
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VBA
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) VCP4
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft