The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 82 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.27% 1.62% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 4.49% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 42
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,900 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
661 601 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.62% 36.16% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 476 511 705
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Cambridgeshire

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 1 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (59.21%) QA
2 44 (57.89%) Automated Testing
3 40 (52.63%) ISTQB
4 36 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 29 (38.16%) Selenium
6 27 (35.53%) Test Scripting
6 27 (35.53%) Scrum
6 27 (35.53%) Java
7 26 (34.21%) HTML
7 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (31.58%) Degree
9 22 (28.95%) JIRA
10 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
11 20 (26.32%) Internet
12 17 (22.37%) TDD
13 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
13 16 (21.05%) SQL
13 16 (21.05%) CSS
14 14 (18.42%) .NET
15 13 (17.11%) Python
15 13 (17.11%) HTTP
15 13 (17.11%) UNIX
15 13 (17.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (15.79%) Regression Testing
16 12 (15.79%) Linux
17 11 (14.47%) Oracle
17 11 (14.47%) Windows
17 11 (14.47%) Compatibility Testing
17 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
18 10 (13.16%) MS Office

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.63%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) Internet
2 13 (17.11%) HTTP
3 5 (6.58%) Wireless
4 2 (2.63%) X.509
4 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Selenium
2 22 (28.95%) JIRA
3 7 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (7.89%) FitNesse
5 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.26%) Subversion
6 4 (5.26%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.32%) QALoad
7 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) QA Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Software Tester
6 10 (13.16%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Architect
10 5 (6.58%) Senior QA Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Tester
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Tester
11 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Development Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) SAP HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) HTML
2 16 (21.05%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) .NET
4 8 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (7.89%) XML
6 3 (3.95%) J2EE
7 2 (2.63%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) Middleware
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (1.32%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Online Games
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) UNIX
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Automated Testing
2 36 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 27 (35.53%) Test Scripting
3 27 (35.53%) Scrum
4 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.37%) TDD
6 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 12 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.53%) Web Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.89%) Agile Testing
12 6 (7.89%) BDD
12 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) Java
2 21 (27.63%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) C#
6 5 (6.58%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) C
7 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) PowerHouse
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 13 (17.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (59.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) SAP
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) webMethods