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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 43 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.44% 1.65% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 4.34% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 50
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
638 553 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.25% 37.98% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 450 427 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.02%) Automated Testing
2 47 (58.02%) ISTQB
3 43 (53.09%) QA
4 41 (50.62%) Software Testing
5 28 (34.57%) Manual Testing
6 27 (33.33%) Selenium
7 26 (32.10%) Regression Testing
8 25 (30.86%) Python
9 24 (29.63%) Degree
9 24 (29.63%) Test Scripting
10 23 (28.40%) C#
11 22 (27.16%) Scrum
12 20 (24.69%) C++
12 20 (24.69%) SQL
12 20 (24.69%) JIRA
13 18 (22.22%) HTML
14 15 (18.52%) Java
14 15 (18.52%) Test Management
15 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
16 13 (16.05%) Agile Testing
16 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
16 13 (16.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (13.58%) Internet
18 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
19 8 (9.88%) TDD
19 8 (9.88%) HTTP
19 8 (9.88%) Linux
20 7 (8.64%) User Stories
20 7 (8.64%) Windows

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Internet
2 8 (9.88%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) Selenium
2 20 (24.69%) JIRA
3 7 (8.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.47%) Hudson
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.47%) TestNG
6 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.23%) QALoad
6 1 (1.23%) MSTest
6 1 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Test Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Test Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) Team Leader
4 13 (16.05%) Test Team Leader
5 12 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 11 (13.58%) Tester
7 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.64%) Software Team Leader
8 7 (8.64%) Automated Test Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Automation Team Leader
10 5 (6.17%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
11 4 (4.94%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) HTML
2 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) XML
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
5 3 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) Windows
3 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 6 (7.41%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (58.02%) Automated Testing
3 41 (50.62%) Software Testing
4 28 (34.57%) Manual Testing
5 26 (32.10%) Regression Testing
6 24 (29.63%) Test Scripting
7 22 (27.16%) Scrum
8 15 (18.52%) Test Management
9 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
10 13 (16.05%) Agile Testing
10 13 (16.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.88%) TDD
12 7 (8.64%) User Stories
12 7 (8.64%) Web Testing
12 7 (8.64%) Load Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.17%) Compatibility Testing
15 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Python
2 23 (28.40%) C#
3 20 (24.69%) C++
3 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 15 (18.52%) Java
5 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 2 (2.47%) C
7 2 (2.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (58.02%) ISTQB
2 24 (29.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (53.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.23%) HP
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Holiday, Flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 27 days ago