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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 92 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 36 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 1.34% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 3.25% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 52
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £31,505
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
598 616 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.85% 41.20% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 468 520 589
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 6 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (54.79%) Software Testing
1 40 (54.79%) ISTQB
2 38 (52.05%) Automated Testing
3 36 (49.32%) Python
4 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (42.47%) QA
6 25 (34.25%) Regression Testing
7 24 (32.88%) C#
8 23 (31.51%) Test Management
9 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
9 22 (30.14%) C++
9 22 (30.14%) SQL
10 20 (27.40%) Degree
11 18 (24.66%) Agile Testing
12 14 (19.18%) Selenium
12 14 (19.18%) JIRA
12 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
13 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (17.81%) Scrum
14 12 (16.44%) Android
14 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
15 11 (15.07%) Manual Testing
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
16 9 (12.33%) Load Testing
16 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
16 9 (12.33%) Linux
16 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.96%) Java
17 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
17 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JIRA
1 14 (19.18%) Selenium
2 7 (9.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.11%) JMeter
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) MSTest
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.37%) TestNG
5 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Hudson
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Test Team Leader
1 19 (26.03%) Test Engineer
1 19 (26.03%) Team Leader
2 16 (21.92%) Software Test Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Tester
4 11 (15.07%) Automation Team Leader
5 10 (13.70%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Test Manager
7 7 (9.59%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Junior
7 7 (9.59%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (6.85%) Junior Tester
9 4 (5.48%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.48%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.11%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.11%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) HTML
1 6 (8.22%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Android
1 12 (16.44%) Apple iOS
2 11 (15.07%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.48%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Software Testing
2 38 (52.05%) Automated Testing
3 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.25%) Regression Testing
5 23 (31.51%) Test Management
6 22 (30.14%) Test Automation
7 18 (24.66%) Agile Testing
8 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
9 13 (17.81%) Scrum
9 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.07%) Manual Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Load Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
13 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
14 5 (6.85%) Web Testing
14 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
16 3 (4.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Python
2 24 (32.88%) C#
3 22 (30.14%) C++
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (54.79%) ISTQB
2 20 (27.40%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (42.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) SAP
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