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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 91 62
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 49 18 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.06% 1.24% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.17% 3.16% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 59
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
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
600 569 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.52% 39.32% 41.26%
Number of salaries quoted 431 469 580
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £57,500
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 26 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (58.54%) ISTQB
2 46 (56.10%) Automated Testing
3 43 (52.44%) Software Testing
4 39 (47.56%) QA
5 32 (39.02%) Python
6 27 (32.93%) Regression Testing
7 24 (29.27%) C#
7 24 (29.27%) Degree
8 23 (28.05%) C++
8 23 (28.05%) SQL
9 22 (26.83%) Selenium
10 21 (25.61%) Manual Testing
11 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
12 19 (23.17%) JIRA
12 19 (23.17%) Test Automation
13 18 (21.95%) Scrum
13 18 (21.95%) Test Management
14 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (18.29%) Agile Testing
16 14 (17.07%) HTML
17 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
18 10 (12.20%) Java
19 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
19 9 (10.98%) Apple iOS
19 9 (10.98%) Load Testing
19 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
19 9 (10.98%) Android
20 8 (9.76%) Windows
20 8 (9.76%) Linux

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) HTTP
3 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Selenium
2 19 (23.17%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.44%) MSTest
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.44%) TestNG
4 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) Hudson
4 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Test Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Test Team Leader
3 16 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Team Leader
4 15 (18.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Tester
6 13 (15.85%) Test Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) QA Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Automation Team Leader
9 7 (8.54%) Software Team Leader
9 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
9 7 (8.54%) Test Manager
10 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
10 6 (7.32%) Automated Test Analyst
11 5 (6.10%) Junior
12 4 (4.88%) Junior Tester
13 3 (3.66%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (7.32%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 4 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Android
1 9 (10.98%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.10%) Automated Testing
3 43 (52.44%) Software Testing
4 27 (32.93%) Regression Testing
5 21 (25.61%) Manual Testing
6 20 (24.39%) Test Scripting
7 19 (23.17%) Test Automation
8 18 (21.95%) Test Management
8 18 (21.95%) Scrum
9 16 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (18.29%) Agile Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Load Testing
11 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Web Testing
12 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.10%) TDD
13 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.10%) User Stories
13 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) Python
2 24 (29.27%) C#
3 23 (28.05%) C++
3 23 (28.05%) SQL
4 10 (12.20%) Java
5 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.66%) Perl
7 2 (2.44%) PHP
7 2 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 48 (58.54%) ISTQB
2 24 (29.27%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (47.56%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
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