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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 88 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 77 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.70% 3.80% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 9.65% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 70 42
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,925 £52,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
727 798 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.81% 39.39% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 598 658 758
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,180 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (52.83%) ISTQB
2 25 (47.17%) QA
3 22 (41.51%) Automated Testing
4 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
4 19 (35.85%) Java
5 18 (33.96%) Degree
6 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
7 14 (26.42%) SQL
8 12 (22.64%) Linux
8 12 (22.64%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (22.64%) Selenium
9 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
9 11 (20.75%) SAP
10 10 (18.87%) Web Services
10 10 (18.87%) HTML
10 10 (18.87%) Windows
10 10 (18.87%) Python
10 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
10 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (16.98%) Scrum
11 9 (16.98%) JIRA
11 9 (16.98%) .NET
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle
12 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 8 (15.09%) Internet
12 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
12 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (15.09%) TOGAF

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.77%) QALoad
4 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Test Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Project Leader
6 6 (11.32%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Project Leader
6 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Manager
6 6 (11.32%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Web Architect
7 5 (9.43%) Tester
8 4 (7.55%) SAP Business Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) SAP HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
1 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) J2EE
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.89%) Ajax
6 1 (1.89%) Middleware
6 1 (1.89%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 6 (11.32%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Automated Testing
2 19 (35.85%) Software Testing
3 16 (30.19%) Test Scripting
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
5 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
5 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
7 8 (15.09%) Test Strategy
8 7 (13.21%) Test Management
9 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.43%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 5 (9.43%) Perl
7 4 (7.55%) C#
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby
8 3 (5.66%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) C
9 2 (3.77%) VBA
9 2 (3.77%) VBScript
10 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.89%) Tcl
10 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.89%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) ISTQB
2 18 (33.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (47.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) SAP
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe
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