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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 92 70 97
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 25 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 2.89% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.79% 7.51% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 17
Average salary £30,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -13.52%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
522 639 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.66% 38.52% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 374 473 480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £55,000 £55,560
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 23 (56.10%) Software Testing
4 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 21 (51.22%) V-Model
5 20 (48.78%) SDLC
6 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
7 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (34.15%) Manual Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Automation Testing
9 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
10 9 (21.95%) Selenium
10 9 (21.95%) Degree
10 9 (21.95%) HP UFT
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
12 7 (17.07%) Project Management
12 7 (17.07%) Java
12 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
13 6 (14.63%) QA
13 6 (14.63%) JIRA
13 6 (14.63%) .NET
13 6 (14.63%) Agile Testing
13 6 (14.63%) BDD
13 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (12.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 5 (12.20%) Defect Tracking
14 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (12.20%) J2EE

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) HP UFT
1 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) Protractor
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Test Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) UAT Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Hardware Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) J2EE
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Software Testing
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) V-Model
4 20 (48.78%) SDLC
5 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
6 14 (34.15%) Manual Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
7 12 (29.27%) Automation Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Functional Testing
8 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Scrum
10 7 (17.07%) Project Management
10 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Testing
11 6 (14.63%) BDD
12 5 (12.20%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 5 (12.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.20%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) WorldPay
2 2 (4.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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