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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 2.27% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 6.20% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 27
Average salary £43,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £47,250 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
576 661 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.89% 36.62% 36.16%
Number of salaries quoted 480 476 511
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 £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 4 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Selenium
3 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
4 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
5 13 (48.15%) QA
6 10 (37.04%) JIRA
6 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
6 10 (37.04%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 8 (29.63%) HP UFT
9 7 (25.93%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Testing
10 6 (22.22%) BDD
10 6 (22.22%) MS Office
10 6 (22.22%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) TDD
11 5 (18.52%) Test Management
11 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) CRM
11 5 (18.52%) WorldPay
12 4 (14.81%) User Stories

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) HP UFT
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Testing
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Test Management
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) CRM
10 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
10 4 (14.81%) User Stories
11 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 3 (11.11%) Product Management
11 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Delphi
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISTQB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) WorldPay
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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