The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 113 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 175 141 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.24% 2.01% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 6.97% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 135 111 147
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
ISEB
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2346 2022 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.08% 28.83% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1792 1644 2341
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

ISEB Salary Trend in the East of England

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the East of England

ISEB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +13 59 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Essex +13 47 £67,500 +73.07% 4
Cambridgeshire -12 33 £32,500 -10.95% 5
Bedfordshire -16 23 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Suffolk +6 12 £34,000 -13.92% 10
Norfolk +7 1 £22,000 -24.13%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 151 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (44.86%) ISTQB
3 132 (41.12%) QA
4 96 (29.91%) Software Testing
5 84 (26.17%) Degree
6 70 (21.81%) Scrum
7 69 (21.50%) Finance
7 69 (21.50%) Selenium
8 61 (19.00%) Automated Testing
9 60 (18.69%) Test Scripting
10 58 (18.07%) Manual Testing
11 54 (16.82%) Business Analysis
11 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
11 54 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 48 (14.95%) SQL
12 48 (14.95%) Project Management
13 47 (14.64%) Java
14 45 (14.02%) HP Quality Center
15 42 (13.08%) Windows
16 40 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (11.84%) Test Management
18 38 (11.84%) Use Case
18 38 (11.84%) Test Automation
19 37 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (11.53%) JIRA
19 37 (11.53%) Regression Testing
20 36 (11.21%) UML
21 32 (9.97%) BPMN
21 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.61%) MS Office
3 8 (2.49%) MS Project
3 8 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.62%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.62%) AWD
2 1 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.30%) Internet
2 13 (4.05%) Intranet
3 12 (3.74%) HTTP
4 5 (1.56%) LAN
4 5 (1.56%) SAN
5 4 (1.25%) Wireless
6 2 (0.62%) X.509
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.25%) MySQL
3 3 (0.93%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 69 (21.50%) Selenium
2 37 (11.53%) JIRA
3 30 (9.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 25 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (5.30%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.12%) Subversion
7 9 (2.80%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.87%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.56%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.25%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.93%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.93%) TestNG
11 3 (0.93%) JMeter
12 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.31%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.31%) MSTest
12 1 (0.31%) Hudson
12 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
General
1 69 (21.50%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Legal
3 15 (4.67%) Retail
4 7 (2.18%) Banking
5 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (43.61%) Analyst
2 69 (21.50%) Business Analyst
3 59 (18.38%) Test Analyst
4 47 (14.64%) Test Manager
5 38 (11.84%) Tester
6 36 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (9.03%) QA Engineer
8 28 (8.72%) Software Tester
9 26 (8.10%) Senior Business Analyst
10 25 (7.79%) Test Engineer
11 18 (5.61%) Software Engineer
12 17 (5.30%) Software Test Analyst
13 14 (4.36%) Senior Manager
13 14 (4.36%) Architect
14 13 (4.05%) Data Protection Officer
14 13 (4.05%) Programme Manager
14 13 (4.05%) Security Officer
15 12 (3.74%) Business Architect
15 12 (3.74%) Test Leader
15 12 (3.74%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.66%) HTML
2 15 (4.67%) .NET
3 14 (4.36%) CSS
4 11 (3.43%) XML
5 7 (2.18%) REST
6 5 (1.56%) SOAP
6 5 (1.56%) Web Services
7 4 (1.25%) Middleware
8 3 (0.93%) J2EE
9 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.31%) RESTful
10 1 (0.31%) Ajax
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.31%) Flash
10 1 (0.31%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.23%) User Experience
3 16 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.36%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.93%) Wiki
7 3 (0.93%) EPoS
8 2 (0.62%) AS400
9 1 (0.31%) Online Games
9 1 (0.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.08%) Windows
2 16 (4.98%) UNIX
3 8 (2.49%) Linux
4 5 (1.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.25%) Android
5 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (29.91%) Software Testing
3 70 (21.81%) Scrum
4 61 (19.00%) Automated Testing
5 60 (18.69%) Test Scripting
6 58 (18.07%) Manual Testing
7 54 (16.82%) Business Analysis
8 48 (14.95%) Project Management
9 39 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (11.84%) Test Management
10 38 (11.84%) Use Case
10 38 (11.84%) Test Automation
11 37 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (11.53%) Regression Testing
12 36 (11.21%) UML
13 32 (9.97%) BPMN
13 32 (9.97%) PRINCE2
14 29 (9.03%) User Stories
15 27 (8.41%) Waterfall
16 26 (8.10%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.95%) SQL
2 47 (14.64%) Java
3 28 (8.72%) C#
4 21 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.67%) C++
6 11 (3.43%) VBA
7 9 (2.80%) Python
8 7 (2.18%) VBScript
8 7 (2.18%) VB
9 5 (1.56%) C
9 5 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.62%) Ruby
11 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 144 (44.86%) ISTQB
2 84 (26.17%) Degree
3 54 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (6.23%) CBAP
5 12 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.56%) APMP
6 5 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) MBCS
7 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (41.12%) QA
2 13 (4.05%) ISO 9001
2 13 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (14.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.72%) HP
3 16 (4.98%) Oracle
4 12 (3.74%) SAP
5 8 (2.49%) VMware
6 4 (1.25%) Citrix
6 4 (1.25%) Capita
7 2 (0.62%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.62%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.62%) Telerik
8 1 (0.31%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.31%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.31%) Planview
8 1 (0.31%) webMethods
8 1 (0.31%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) CODA
8 1 (0.31%) Sage
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JP Specialist Contracts
Salary: £40000 per annum + + 6% Bonus + Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita
Salary: Pension and healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago