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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 2.62% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 7.02% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 46
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,375 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
ISEB
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
575 655 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.57% 37.30% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 474 492 493
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,079 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,272 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Cambridge

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
3 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
4 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
6 14 (37.84%) QA
6 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) Selenium
7 12 (32.43%) JIRA
8 11 (29.73%) Python
9 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
10 9 (24.32%) C#
10 9 (24.32%) Java
11 8 (21.62%) Windows
11 8 (21.62%) Scrum
11 8 (21.62%) Test Management
12 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
12 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (18.92%) XML
12 7 (18.92%) C++
12 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
13 6 (16.22%) HTML
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) Android
13 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
13 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) JIRA
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.11%) JMeter
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Junior
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Team Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Junior Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Manager
7 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SAP Manager
8 2 (5.41%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) XML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
5 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Test Management
7 8 (21.62%) Scrum
8 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
10 5 (13.51%) BDD
11 4 (10.81%) SDLC
11 4 (10.81%) User Stories
11 4 (10.81%) TDD
12 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.81%) WorldPay
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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