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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 143 127 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 127 153 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.67% 1.89% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 6.40% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 114 108 152
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -
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
2315 2391 2237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.42% 29.58% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 1910 1855
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
(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 +12 55 £43,500 +8.75% 7
Cambridgeshire -13 28 £33,250 +2.30% 3
Essex -1 18 £56,250 +60.71% 2
Bedfordshire -17 14 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Suffolk +7 12 £33,500 -10.66% 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 105 (37.77%) ISTQB
2 99 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (28.06%) Finance
4 76 (27.34%) SQL
5 74 (26.62%) Software Testing
6 71 (25.54%) QA
7 64 (23.02%) Degree
8 51 (18.35%) Business Analysis
9 50 (17.99%) Microsoft
9 50 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (17.63%) Regression Testing
11 48 (17.27%) PRINCE2
12 46 (16.55%) HP Quality Center
13 43 (15.47%) Automated Testing
14 38 (13.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (13.67%) SQL Server
14 38 (13.67%) SDLC
15 37 (13.31%) HP
16 36 (12.95%) Scrum
16 36 (12.95%) Manual Testing
17 35 (12.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 34 (12.23%) Test Scripting
18 34 (12.23%) Selenium
18 34 (12.23%) Project Management
18 34 (12.23%) Windows
19 33 (11.87%) MS Excel
20 31 (11.15%) C#
20 31 (11.15%) MS Office
20 31 (11.15%) System Testing
21 30 (10.79%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (1.80%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.44%) Node.js
2 4 (1.44%) MQSeries
2 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (11.87%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.15%) MS Office
3 6 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) AWD
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.44%) Intranet
1 4 (1.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Wireless
2 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.44%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (1.44%) DB2
3 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.72%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (12.23%) Selenium
2 26 (9.35%) JIRA
3 24 (8.63%) HP UFT
4 13 (4.68%) LoadRunner
5 12 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.52%) MSTest
7 3 (1.08%) JMeter
7 3 (1.08%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.08%) Subversion
7 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.72%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.72%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.72%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.36%) TestNG
9 1 (0.36%) JBehave
9 1 (0.36%) JUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
General
1 78 (28.06%) Finance
2 25 (8.99%) Banking
3 22 (7.91%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.47%) Retail
5 9 (3.24%) Law
6 7 (2.52%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Games
7 4 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 138 (49.64%) Analyst
2 72 (25.90%) Test Analyst
3 56 (20.14%) Business Analyst
4 54 (19.42%) Tester
5 34 (12.23%) Test Manager
6 25 (8.99%) Software Tester
7 24 (8.63%) Project Manager
8 20 (7.19%) Test Engineer
9 14 (5.04%) QA Analyst
10 13 (4.68%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Financial Business Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) QA Tester
13 9 (3.24%) Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.43%) HTML
2 26 (9.35%) .NET
3 21 (7.55%) ASP.NET
4 16 (5.76%) CSS
5 11 (3.96%) XML
6 7 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.80%) Flash
8 4 (1.44%) WSH
8 4 (1.44%) J2EE
9 2 (0.72%) Ajax
9 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.36%) jQuery
10 1 (0.36%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.36%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.36%) SOAP
10 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.96%) PMI
4 8 (2.88%) IVR
4 8 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.44%) AS400
6 4 (1.44%) Statistics
6 4 (1.44%) NHS
7 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.08%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.08%) iPhone
7 3 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.36%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.23%) Windows
2 17 (6.12%) UNIX
3 12 (4.32%) Linux
3 12 (4.32%) Android
4 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.72%) VMS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.62%) Software Testing
3 51 (18.35%) Business Analysis
4 49 (17.63%) Regression Testing
5 48 (17.27%) PRINCE2
6 43 (15.47%) Automated Testing
7 38 (13.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (13.67%) SDLC
8 36 (12.95%) Manual Testing
8 36 (12.95%) Scrum
9 34 (12.23%) Project Management
9 34 (12.23%) Test Scripting
10 31 (11.15%) System Testing
11 30 (10.79%) Test Management
11 30 (10.79%) Test Strategy
12 28 (10.07%) Test Automation
13 27 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (8.99%) Integration Testing
14 25 (8.99%) Performance Testing
15 24 (8.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.34%) SQL
2 31 (11.15%) C#
3 25 (8.99%) Java
4 20 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.96%) C++
5 11 (3.96%) Python
6 8 (2.88%) C
6 8 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) Delphi
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (37.77%) ISTQB
2 64 (23.02%) Degree
3 35 (12.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.96%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.88%) HND
6 7 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.44%) CCNA
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.44%) MCP
8 3 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.08%) APMP
8 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (25.54%) QA
2 4 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 46 (16.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.31%) HP
3 12 (4.32%) SAP
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle
5 7 (2.52%) IBM
6 4 (1.44%) Verint
6 4 (1.44%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.44%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.44%) Cisco
7 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) Planview
8 1 (0.36%) hybris
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
AXA
Salary: £43,400 to £65,000 - Depending on skills and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS!
Posted: 6 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk, East Anglia
AXA
Salary: £43,400 to £65,000 - Depending on skills and experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago