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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 68 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 49 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.67% 1.40% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 3.91% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 42
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
702 563 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.32% 35.75% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 495 475 705
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (61.63%) Automated Testing
1 53 (61.63%) QA
2 48 (55.81%) ISTQB
3 39 (45.35%) Software Testing
4 37 (43.02%) Selenium
5 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (36.05%) Java
7 30 (34.88%) HTML
7 30 (34.88%) Test Scripting
8 29 (33.72%) Scrum
9 27 (31.40%) Degree
10 26 (30.23%) JIRA
11 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
12 23 (26.74%) Regression Testing
13 20 (23.26%) Internet
14 18 (20.93%) TDD
14 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
15 17 (19.77%) SQL
15 17 (19.77%) CSS
16 15 (17.44%) .NET
17 13 (15.12%) UNIX
17 13 (15.12%) HTTP
18 12 (13.95%) Oracle
18 12 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
19 11 (12.79%) Compatibility Testing
19 11 (12.79%) C#
19 11 (12.79%) Python
20 10 (11.63%) Windows
20 10 (11.63%) Linux

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Internet
2 13 (15.12%) HTTP
3 4 (4.65%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 37 (43.02%) Selenium
2 26 (30.23%) JIRA
3 8 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (9.30%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.98%) FitNesse
5 4 (4.65%) Subversion
6 3 (3.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.16%) QALoad
7 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.16%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.16%) TestNG
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) QA Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) Software Engineer
5 14 (16.28%) Test Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Software Tester
6 12 (13.95%) Tester
7 11 (12.79%) Business Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Automated Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Architect
9 6 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Software Tester
11 4 (4.65%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) SAP HR Business Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) HTML
2 17 (19.77%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) .NET
4 8 (9.30%) Web Services
5 7 (8.14%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) J2EE
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) Middleware
7 2 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (1.16%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.16%) Online Games
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) UNIX
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) Automated Testing
2 39 (45.35%) Software Testing
3 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (34.88%) Test Scripting
5 29 (33.72%) Scrum
6 23 (26.74%) Regression Testing
7 18 (20.93%) TDD
7 18 (20.93%) Manual Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.63%) User Stories
9 10 (11.63%) Web Testing
10 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.14%) BDD
12 7 (8.14%) Automation Testing
13 6 (6.98%) Agile Testing
13 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.05%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 17 (19.77%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) C#
4 11 (12.79%) Python
5 8 (9.30%) C++
6 5 (5.81%) C
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (55.81%) ISTQB
2 27 (31.40%) Degree
3 12 (13.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (61.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) SAP
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) HP
4 1 (1.16%) webMethods
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago