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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 28 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.25% 6.80% 5.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.30% 35.00% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
43 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 24.16% 19.42% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 12
Average salary £44,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 3 (33.33%) AS400
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) VBScript
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SAP