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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 33 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.98% 3.57% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 19.05% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £87,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +191.66%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
78 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 32.37% 18.75% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 52 15 16
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 £30,000 £27,000 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £42,500 £86,000
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 31 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Brentwood

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
3 12 (66.67%) HP
4 11 (61.11%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) AS400
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
8 4 (22.22%) MS Office
8 4 (22.22%) SAP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (22.22%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
9 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Degree

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (22.22%) MS Office
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Manual Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) AS400
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix