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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 121 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 145 137 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 1.91% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 5.97% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 115 105 171
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
2327 2295 2279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 32.51% 32.05% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1810 1878
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Cambridgeshire +18 49 £39,500 +5.33% 10
Essex +14 49 £49,000 -32.41% 2
Hertfordshire -25 21 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Bedfordshire +4 19 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Suffolk -11 6 £25,000 -23.07% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 138 (43.40%) ISTQB
2 115 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (32.70%) Degree
4 94 (29.56%) QA
5 87 (27.36%) Software Testing
6 80 (25.16%) SQL
7 71 (22.33%) Automated Testing
8 68 (21.38%) Finance
9 60 (18.87%) Regression Testing
10 56 (17.61%) HP
11 54 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 51 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
12 51 (16.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 51 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
13 48 (15.09%) Test Management
14 47 (14.78%) Business Analysis
15 45 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (13.21%) Test Scripting
16 42 (13.21%) PRINCE2
17 40 (12.58%) Scrum
18 38 (11.95%) Test Automation
19 37 (11.64%) Java
19 37 (11.64%) Windows
20 36 (11.32%) Python
20 36 (11.32%) MS Excel
21 35 (11.01%) Retail
22 34 (10.69%) C#
22 34 (10.69%) System Testing
22 34 (10.69%) Test Strategy
23 32 (10.06%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 14 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.77%) MQSeries
3 8 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.66%) MS Office
3 10 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.57%) MS Project
5 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.89%) Internet
2 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.63%) LAN
3 2 (0.63%) SMS
3 2 (0.63%) SSL
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
3 2 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) DVB
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.09%) DbVisualizer
2 13 (4.09%) DB2
3 6 (1.89%) MySQL
4 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.94%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (9.43%) Selenium
1 30 (9.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (8.81%) JIRA
3 23 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (6.60%) LoadRunner
5 11 (3.46%) MSTest
6 7 (2.20%) Subversion
7 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.57%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.26%) JMeter
9 4 (1.26%) TestDirector
9 4 (1.26%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.94%) Toad
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.63%) JUnit
11 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.63%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (0.63%) TestNG
11 2 (0.63%) Axure RP
General
1 68 (21.38%) Finance
2 35 (11.01%) Retail
3 15 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.40%) Law
4 14 (4.40%) Legal
5 13 (4.09%) Banking
6 7 (2.20%) Games
7 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.57%) Local Government
8 5 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.94%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 123 (38.68%) Analyst
2 63 (19.81%) Business Analyst
3 59 (18.55%) Tester
4 56 (17.61%) Test Manager
5 50 (15.72%) Test Analyst
6 28 (8.81%) Test Engineer
7 20 (6.29%) Software Tester
7 20 (6.29%) Team Leader
7 20 (6.29%) Test Team Leader
8 17 (5.35%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.72%) QA Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Senior Manager
12 12 (3.77%) Test Leader
12 12 (3.77%) Automation Team Leader
13 11 (3.46%) Junior
14 10 (3.14%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.14%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (3.14%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.49%) HTML
2 25 (7.86%) XML
3 15 (4.72%) .NET
4 14 (4.40%) Flash
5 13 (4.09%) J2EE
6 8 (2.52%) REST
7 7 (2.20%) SOAP
8 4 (1.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.26%) Middleware
9 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.63%) CSS
10 2 (0.63%) Web Services
10 2 (0.63%) Ajax
11 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.31%) D-Bus
11 1 (0.31%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.31%) RESTful
11 1 (0.31%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.31%) JSON
11 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.20%) User Experience
6 3 (0.94%) AS400
7 2 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.31%) STB
8 1 (0.31%) Statistics
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
8 1 (0.31%) NHS
8 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.64%) Windows
2 25 (7.86%) UNIX
3 17 (5.35%) Linux
4 14 (4.40%) Android
4 14 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.36%) Software Testing
3 71 (22.33%) Automated Testing
4 60 (18.87%) Regression Testing
5 48 (15.09%) Test Management
6 47 (14.78%) Business Analysis
7 45 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (13.21%) Test Scripting
8 42 (13.21%) PRINCE2
9 40 (12.58%) Scrum
10 38 (11.95%) Test Automation
11 34 (10.69%) System Testing
11 34 (10.69%) Test Strategy
12 32 (10.06%) Waterfall
12 32 (10.06%) Project Management
12 32 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.43%) Performance Testing
13 30 (9.43%) Manual Testing
14 29 (9.12%) E-Commerce
15 26 (8.18%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.16%) SQL
2 37 (11.64%) Java
3 36 (11.32%) Python
4 34 (10.69%) C#
5 26 (8.18%) C++
6 18 (5.66%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.14%) VBA
8 5 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.57%) C
9 3 (0.94%) Ruby
9 3 (0.94%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) PHP
10 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 138 (43.40%) ISTQB
2 104 (32.70%) Degree
3 51 (16.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.89%) CBAP
6 5 (1.57%) VCP4
7 3 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.63%) HND
8 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) APMP
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (29.56%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (16.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 56 (17.61%) HP
2 54 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.35%) Oracle
4 14 (4.40%) IBM
5 9 (2.83%) SAP
6 8 (2.52%) VMware
7 4 (1.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco
8 2 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.63%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) hybris
9 1 (0.31%) F5
9 1 (0.31%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.31%) BMC
9 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.31%) EMC
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus, pension, medical
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: 30 - 33k
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Salary: £49,300 - £57,100 per year
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + package
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