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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 145 149 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 118 141 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 1.67% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 5.79% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 110 183
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -0.68%
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
2190 2436 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.65% 28.86% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1768 1937 2018
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hertfordshire 0 35 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Essex +12 30 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 28 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Bedfordshire +3 14 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Suffolk +13 11 £33,500 -4.96%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 104 (39.25%) ISTQB
2 81 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (30.57%) SQL
3 73 (27.55%) Software Testing
4 72 (27.17%) Degree
5 62 (23.40%) QA
6 61 (23.02%) Finance
7 56 (21.13%) Business Analysis
8 51 (19.25%) Regression Testing
9 48 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (17.36%) Automated Testing
11 43 (16.23%) HP Quality Center
12 41 (15.47%) Microsoft
12 41 (15.47%) HP
13 40 (15.09%) PRINCE2
13 40 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 36 (13.58%) Scrum
16 35 (13.21%) SDLC
17 34 (12.83%) Test Strategy
17 34 (12.83%) Test Management
18 33 (12.45%) Windows
19 32 (12.08%) HTML
19 32 (12.08%) Project Management
19 32 (12.08%) System Testing
20 29 (10.94%) Test Scripting
20 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
21 28 (10.57%) Test Automation
22 27 (10.19%) Selenium
22 27 (10.19%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.40%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.51%) Node.js
3 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (10.19%) MS Office
1 27 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.51%) Intranet
1 4 (1.51%) Internet
1 4 (1.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
2 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.40%) DbVisualizer
2 9 (3.40%) DB2
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.75%) MySQL
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 27 (10.19%) Selenium
2 26 (9.81%) JIRA
3 24 (9.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (6.79%) LoadRunner
5 11 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.40%) MSTest
7 3 (1.13%) Subversion
7 3 (1.13%) JMeter
8 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.75%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.75%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.38%) TestNG
9 1 (0.38%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.38%) JBehave
9 1 (0.38%) JUnit
9 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (23.02%) Finance
2 24 (9.06%) Retail
3 22 (8.30%) Banking
4 19 (7.17%) Telecoms
5 17 (6.42%) Law
6 10 (3.77%) Legal
7 6 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.51%) Games
9 3 (1.13%) Billing
9 3 (1.13%) Local Government
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.75%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (48.68%) Analyst
2 59 (22.26%) Test Analyst
2 59 (22.26%) Business Analyst
3 56 (21.13%) Tester
4 41 (15.47%) Test Manager
5 24 (9.06%) Software Tester
6 19 (7.17%) Test Engineer
7 15 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 13 (4.91%) QA Analyst
9 12 (4.53%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.53%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (3.77%) Test Team Leader
10 10 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.40%) Software Test Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Junior
12 8 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.02%) Automation Team Leader
12 8 (3.02%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.08%) HTML
2 20 (7.55%) .NET
3 19 (7.17%) XML
4 15 (5.66%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.53%) CSS
6 10 (3.77%) Flash
7 9 (3.40%) J2EE
8 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.51%) WSH
9 2 (0.75%) REST
9 2 (0.75%) SOAP
9 2 (0.75%) Ajax
9 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.38%) JSON
10 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.38%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.38%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.53%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.64%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.64%) PMI
5 5 (1.89%) AS400
5 5 (1.89%) IVR
6 4 (1.51%) NHS
6 4 (1.51%) Statistics
7 3 (1.13%) iPhone
7 3 (1.13%) Spread Betting
7 3 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.45%) Windows
2 19 (7.17%) UNIX
3 14 (5.28%) Android
4 11 (4.15%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.15%) Linux
5 4 (1.51%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.75%) VMS
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.55%) Software Testing
3 56 (21.13%) Business Analysis
4 51 (19.25%) Regression Testing
5 46 (17.36%) Automated Testing
6 40 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 40 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (13.58%) Scrum
8 35 (13.21%) SDLC
9 34 (12.83%) Test Strategy
9 34 (12.83%) Test Management
10 32 (12.08%) Project Management
10 32 (12.08%) System Testing
11 29 (10.94%) Test Scripting
12 28 (10.57%) Test Automation
13 27 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (9.81%) Performance Testing
14 26 (9.81%) Integration Testing
14 26 (9.81%) Manual Testing
15 23 (8.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.57%) SQL
2 27 (10.19%) Java
3 26 (9.81%) C#
4 23 (8.68%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.17%) Python
6 16 (6.04%) C++
7 9 (3.40%) C
8 7 (2.64%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.89%) VBA
10 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) Delphi
11 1 (0.38%) Perl
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (39.25%) ISTQB
2 72 (27.17%) Degree
3 38 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.64%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.64%) HND
5 4 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.51%) MCP
5 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.13%) CCNA
6 3 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (23.40%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (16.23%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (15.47%) Microsoft
1 41 (15.47%) HP
2 12 (4.53%) SAP
3 11 (4.15%) IBM
4 10 (3.77%) Oracle
5 4 (1.51%) WorldPay
5 4 (1.51%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco
6 3 (1.13%) Verint
7 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) hybris
8 1 (0.38%) Planview
8 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 33-38k
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 22 days ago