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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 98 91 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 35 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.93% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 4.81% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 71
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
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
542 727 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.47% 40.08% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 468 584 622
Average salary £43,900 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.02% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
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 5 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 38 (61.29%) Software Testing
2 34 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 30 (48.39%) Python
4 29 (46.77%) Automated Testing
4 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
6 22 (35.48%) QA
7 21 (33.87%) Test Management
7 21 (33.87%) SQL
8 20 (32.26%) Regression Testing
9 19 (30.65%) C++
9 19 (30.65%) Agile Testing
10 18 (29.03%) C#
11 16 (25.81%) Degree
12 15 (24.19%) Scrum
13 14 (22.58%) JIRA
14 13 (20.97%) Selenium
15 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (19.35%) Android
15 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
16 9 (14.52%) Windows
17 8 (12.90%) HTML
17 8 (12.90%) XML
17 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
17 8 (12.90%) Load Testing
17 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
18 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
18 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
18 7 (11.29%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) JIRA
2 13 (20.97%) Selenium
3 7 (11.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.84%) JMeter
4 3 (4.84%) MSTest
4 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Test Team Leader
1 16 (25.81%) Team Leader
2 12 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Tester
3 10 (16.13%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Automation Team Leader
4 9 (14.52%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Junior
7 6 (9.68%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (8.06%) Junior Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.45%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) HTML
1 8 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.61%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Android
1 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Software Testing
2 29 (46.77%) Automated Testing
2 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Test Automation
4 21 (33.87%) Test Management
5 20 (32.26%) Regression Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Agile Testing
7 15 (24.19%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Load Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Web Testing
12 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
13 4 (6.45%) BDD
13 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Python
2 21 (33.87%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) C++
4 18 (29.03%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Delphi
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.81%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) WorldPay
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
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