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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 38 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.24% 1.97% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.31% 4.95% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
602 586 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.52% 39.89% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 435 459 642
Average salary £40,000 £39,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 27 November 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (67.05%) Automated Testing
3 54 (61.36%) QA
4 51 (57.95%) ISTQB
5 45 (51.14%) Software Testing
6 41 (46.59%) Manual Testing
7 34 (38.64%) Selenium
8 29 (32.95%) Test Scripting
9 28 (31.82%) Degree
10 26 (29.55%) Regression Testing
10 26 (29.55%) HTML
11 25 (28.41%) Scrum
12 24 (27.27%) Java
12 24 (27.27%) JIRA
13 23 (26.14%) C#
14 21 (23.86%) SQL
14 21 (23.86%) Python
15 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
16 18 (20.45%) C++
16 18 (20.45%) Internet
17 14 (15.91%) TDD
17 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
18 13 (14.77%) CSS
18 13 (14.77%) HTTP
19 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (12.50%) Agile Testing
20 11 (12.50%) Linux
21 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
21 10 (11.36%) UNIX
21 10 (11.36%) Windows

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) Internet
2 13 (14.77%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) X.509
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
3 2 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (38.64%) Selenium
2 24 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.27%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.27%) TestNG
5 2 (2.27%) JUnit
5 2 (2.27%) Subversion
5 2 (2.27%) Hudson
5 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) MSTest
6 1 (1.14%) QALoad
6 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Games
2 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 21 (23.86%) Software Engineer
3 20 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 19 (21.59%) Test Engineer
5 18 (20.45%) QA Engineer
6 14 (15.91%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) Tester
8 9 (10.23%) Team Leader
8 9 (10.23%) Test Team Leader
8 9 (10.23%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) Business Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Software Tester
10 7 (7.95%) Automated Test Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Senior QA Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
12 4 (4.55%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.55%) Automation Team Leader
12 4 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.55%) HTML
2 13 (14.77%) CSS
3 8 (9.09%) .NET
4 7 (7.95%) XML
5 5 (5.68%) Web Services
6 4 (4.55%) REST
7 1 (1.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 10 (11.36%) UNIX
2 10 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Android
3 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (67.05%) Automated Testing
3 45 (51.14%) Software Testing
4 41 (46.59%) Manual Testing
5 29 (32.95%) Test Scripting
6 26 (29.55%) Regression Testing
7 25 (28.41%) Scrum
8 14 (15.91%) TDD
8 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.50%) Agile Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Test Management
12 9 (10.23%) User Stories
12 9 (10.23%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (10.23%) Web Testing
13 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
14 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.82%) Automation Testing
15 5 (5.68%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) C#
3 21 (23.86%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) Python
4 19 (21.59%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.45%) C++
6 4 (4.55%) C
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (57.95%) ISTQB
2 28 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (61.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
3 1 (1.14%) HP
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