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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 117 112 147
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 168 143 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.22% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.18% 6.89% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 126 118 137
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
2339 2076 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 29.08% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1731 2366
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 48 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Cambridgeshire +6 44 £32,500 -11.56% 5
Essex +27 42 £52,500 +35.48% 5
Bedfordshire -14 28 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Suffolk +7 5 £35,000 -11.39%
Norfolk +7 1 £37,000 +29.82%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 144 (45.71%) ISTQB
2 137 (43.49%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (39.05%) QA
4 99 (31.43%) Software Testing
5 80 (25.40%) Degree
6 71 (22.54%) Scrum
7 64 (20.32%) Automated Testing
7 64 (20.32%) Selenium
8 62 (19.68%) Finance
9 61 (19.37%) Test Scripting
9 61 (19.37%) Manual Testing
10 53 (16.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 52 (16.51%) Business Analysis
12 51 (16.19%) Microsoft
13 50 (15.87%) Java
13 50 (15.87%) Project Management
14 47 (14.92%) SQL
15 44 (13.97%) HP Quality Center
16 41 (13.02%) Windows
16 41 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (12.38%) UML
17 39 (12.38%) Regression Testing
18 38 (12.06%) Use Case
18 38 (12.06%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (11.75%) JIRA
20 35 (11.11%) Test Management
20 35 (11.11%) Test Automation
21 33 (10.48%) HTML
22 32 (10.16%) BPMN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) TPMS
Applications
1 25 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.35%) MS Office
3 7 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (0.95%) AWD
2 2 (0.63%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.63%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.03%) Internet
2 17 (5.40%) Intranet
3 13 (4.13%) HTTP
4 5 (1.59%) Wireless
5 4 (1.27%) LAN
5 4 (1.27%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) X.509
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.95%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 64 (20.32%) Selenium
2 37 (11.75%) JIRA
3 28 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.08%) WebDriver
6 8 (2.54%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.90%) Subversion
8 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.59%) TestDirector
8 5 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.27%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.27%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.95%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.95%) JMeter
10 3 (0.95%) TestNG
11 1 (0.32%) JUnit
11 1 (0.32%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.32%) MSTest
11 1 (0.32%) Hudson
11 1 (0.32%) QALoad
General
1 62 (19.68%) Finance
2 21 (6.67%) Legal
3 18 (5.71%) Retail
4 6 (1.90%) Banking
5 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (42.86%) Analyst
2 67 (21.27%) Business Analyst
3 56 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 42 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 37 (11.75%) Tester
6 34 (10.79%) Software Tester
7 31 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (8.25%) QA Engineer
9 23 (7.30%) Senior Business Analyst
10 22 (6.98%) Test Engineer
11 20 (6.35%) Software Engineer
12 18 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
13 17 (5.40%) Security Officer
13 17 (5.40%) Data Protection Officer
14 15 (4.76%) Architect
15 14 (4.44%) Programme Manager
15 14 (4.44%) Test Leader
16 12 (3.81%) Senior Architect
16 12 (3.81%) Business Architect
17 11 (3.49%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.48%) HTML
2 17 (5.40%) CSS
3 15 (4.76%) .NET
4 10 (3.17%) XML
5 7 (2.22%) Web Services
6 6 (1.90%) REST
7 4 (1.27%) SOAP
8 3 (0.95%) Middleware
9 2 (0.63%) J2EE
10 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.32%) WSH
10 1 (0.32%) Ajax
10 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.35%) User Experience
3 17 (5.40%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (4.13%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.54%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.27%) Wiki
7 4 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.95%) EPoS
8 3 (0.95%) AS400
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.02%) Windows
2 14 (4.44%) UNIX
3 10 (3.17%) Linux
4 5 (1.59%) Android
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (43.49%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (31.43%) Software Testing
3 71 (22.54%) Scrum
4 64 (20.32%) Automated Testing
5 61 (19.37%) Test Scripting
5 61 (19.37%) Manual Testing
6 52 (16.51%) Business Analysis
7 50 (15.87%) Project Management
8 41 (13.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (12.38%) Regression Testing
9 39 (12.38%) UML
10 38 (12.06%) Use Case
10 38 (12.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (11.11%) Test Management
11 35 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 32 (10.16%) BPMN
13 31 (9.84%) PRINCE2
14 30 (9.52%) User Stories
15 24 (7.62%) Test Strategy
16 23 (7.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.87%) Java
2 47 (14.92%) SQL
3 31 (9.84%) C#
4 24 (7.62%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.08%) C++
6 12 (3.81%) VBA
7 10 (3.17%) Python
8 8 (2.54%) VBScript
8 8 (2.54%) VB
9 6 (1.90%) C
10 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 144 (45.71%) ISTQB
2 80 (25.40%) Degree
3 53 (16.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (6.35%) CBAP
5 12 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.59%) APMP
6 5 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (39.05%) QA
2 17 (5.40%) PCI DSS
2 17 (5.40%) ISO 9001
2 17 (5.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (13.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.94%) HP
3 16 (5.08%) Oracle
4 14 (4.44%) SAP
5 4 (1.27%) VMware
5 4 (1.27%) Capita
6 3 (0.95%) Citrix
7 2 (0.63%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.63%) Planview
8 1 (0.32%) Atmel
8 1 (0.32%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) CODA
8 1 (0.32%) Sage
8 1 (0.32%) webMethods
Essex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits and Bonus!
Posted: 5 days ago
Dunstable
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, flex bens
Posted: 26 days ago