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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 77 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 38 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.15% 1.98% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 5.21% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 32
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
649 595 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.71% 37.99% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 447 504 684
Average salary £39,300 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridge

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 52 (65.00%) QA
4 47 (58.75%) ISTQB
4 47 (58.75%) Manual Testing
5 38 (47.50%) Software Testing
6 36 (45.00%) Selenium
7 29 (36.25%) HTML
7 29 (36.25%) Test Scripting
8 28 (35.00%) Java
9 27 (33.75%) Scrum
10 26 (32.50%) Degree
11 25 (31.25%) Regression Testing
12 24 (30.00%) JIRA
13 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
14 19 (23.75%) Internet
15 17 (21.25%) SQL
16 16 (20.00%) CSS
16 16 (20.00%) TDD
17 13 (16.25%) C#
17 13 (16.25%) HTTP
18 12 (15.00%) .NET
19 11 (13.75%) Oracle
19 11 (13.75%) UNIX
19 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
20 10 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
20 10 (12.50%) User Stories
20 10 (12.50%) Python
21 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
21 9 (11.25%) MS Office

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.50%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Internet
2 13 (16.25%) HTTP
3 4 (5.00%) Wireless
4 2 (2.50%) X.509
5 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (45.00%) Selenium
2 24 (30.00%) JIRA
3 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
4 8 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 4 (5.00%) Subversion
7 3 (3.75%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.25%) JUnit
8 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.25%) QALoad
8 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.25%) TestNG
8 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
2 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 18 (22.50%) Software Engineer
5 14 (17.50%) Test Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Software Tester
6 13 (16.25%) Tester
7 11 (13.75%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
9 8 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Senior QA Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) Automated Test Analyst
12 5 (6.25%) Senior Tester
12 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
13 4 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
13 4 (5.00%) Development Engineer
14 2 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
14 2 (2.50%) Functional Test Engineer
14 2 (2.50%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 2 (2.50%) SAP HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) HTML
2 16 (20.00%) CSS
3 12 (15.00%) .NET
4 6 (7.50%) XML
5 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 3 (3.75%) REST
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) Middleware
8 1 (1.25%) Ajax
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) UNIX
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 47 (58.75%) Manual Testing
4 38 (47.50%) Software Testing
5 29 (36.25%) Test Scripting
6 27 (33.75%) Scrum
7 25 (31.25%) Regression Testing
8 16 (20.00%) TDD
9 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
10 10 (12.50%) User Stories
11 9 (11.25%) Web Testing
11 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
11 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.50%) BDD
13 6 (7.50%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.25%) Agile Testing
14 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) Java
2 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) SQL
4 13 (16.25%) C#
5 10 (12.50%) Python
6 8 (10.00%) C++
7 5 (6.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (58.75%) ISTQB
2 26 (32.50%) Degree
3 9 (11.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (65.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) webMethods
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