The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 92 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 42 45 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.97% 1.83% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 5.18% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 39 74
Average salary £38,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
736 868 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.54% 35.31% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 611 687 797
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridgeshire region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 18 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Peterborough +2 8 £36,000 -4.00%
Huntingdon - 6 £53,750 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 52 (55.91%) ISTQB
2 46 (49.46%) Software Testing
3 39 (41.94%) Automated Testing
4 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (37.63%) Regression Testing
6 34 (36.56%) Python
6 34 (36.56%) QA
7 32 (34.41%) Test Management
8 29 (31.18%) SQL
9 27 (29.03%) Test Automation
10 21 (22.58%) C++
10 21 (22.58%) Agile Testing
11 20 (21.51%) JIRA
11 20 (21.51%) Degree
11 20 (21.51%) C#
12 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (19.35%) Selenium
14 17 (18.28%) Scrum
15 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
16 12 (12.90%) Android
16 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
16 12 (12.90%) Apple iOS
16 12 (12.90%) Java
17 11 (11.83%) Windows
17 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
18 10 (10.75%) Manual Testing
18 10 (10.75%) Performance Testing
18 10 (10.75%) HTML
18 10 (10.75%) Finance
19 9 (9.68%) XML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (5.38%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) JIRA
2 18 (19.35%) Selenium
3 8 (8.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (3.23%) JMeter
4 3 (3.23%) MSTest
4 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.15%) Subversion
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Tester
2 19 (20.43%) Test Manager
2 19 (20.43%) Test Team Leader
2 19 (20.43%) Team Leader
3 16 (17.20%) Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Test Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Automation Team Leader
7 10 (10.75%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Junior
9 8 (8.60%) Software Tester
9 8 (8.60%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (7.53%) Software Team Leader
11 6 (6.45%) SAP Manager
11 6 (6.45%) SAP Test Manager
11 6 (6.45%) Junior Tester
12 4 (4.30%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) HTML
2 9 (9.68%) XML
3 3 (3.23%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.08%) JSON
5 1 (1.08%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.08%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Mobile App
1 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Android
1 12 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
3 7 (7.53%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Software Testing
2 39 (41.94%) Automated Testing
3 38 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (37.63%) Regression Testing
5 32 (34.41%) Test Management
6 27 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 21 (22.58%) Agile Testing
8 19 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (18.28%) Scrum
10 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
11 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
12 10 (10.75%) Manual Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Performance Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Load Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Web Testing
14 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.60%) System Testing
14 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (7.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Python
2 29 (31.18%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) C++
4 20 (21.51%) C#
5 12 (12.90%) Java
6 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) Delphi
8 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (55.91%) ISTQB
2 20 (21.51%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) HP
3 6 (6.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 26 days ago