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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 108 117 146
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 175 144 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.25% 2.01% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.31% 7.00% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 125 121 140
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2394 2056 2712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.76% 28.74% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1868 1700 2349
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cambridgeshire +18 55 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Hertfordshire -28 39 £50,000 +34.22% 3
Bedfordshire +13 38 £37,500 +10.29%
Essex +20 37 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Suffolk +4 3 £31,250 -26.47%
Norfolk -1 3 £30,000 +5.26%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 143 (45.69%) ISTQB
2 121 (38.66%) QA
3 106 (33.87%) Software Testing
4 80 (25.56%) Degree
5 73 (23.32%) Scrum
6 69 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (20.77%) Automated Testing
7 65 (20.77%) Selenium
8 58 (18.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 56 (17.89%) Test Scripting
9 56 (17.89%) Business Analysis
10 54 (17.25%) Finance
11 51 (16.29%) Project Management
12 49 (15.65%) Java
12 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
13 48 (15.34%) SQL
14 47 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (13.74%) Windows
16 41 (13.10%) Regression Testing
16 41 (13.10%) HP Quality Center
17 40 (12.78%) Test Automation
18 39 (12.46%) JIRA
18 39 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (11.82%) UML
20 35 (11.18%) Use Case
21 34 (10.86%) Test Management
22 32 (10.22%) HTML
22 32 (10.22%) User Stories
23 31 (9.90%) PRINCE2
24 30 (9.58%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) TPMS
Applications
1 24 (7.67%) MS Office
1 24 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.28%) MS Project
5 2 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.28%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.96%) AWD
3 2 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.64%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.39%) Internet
2 18 (5.75%) Intranet
3 13 (4.15%) HTTP
4 6 (1.92%) Wireless
5 3 (0.96%) SAN
5 3 (0.96%) LAN
6 2 (0.64%) Network Security
6 2 (0.64%) X.509
6 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 65 (20.77%) Selenium
2 39 (12.46%) JIRA
3 30 (9.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.79%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.19%) Bugzilla
7 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.92%) FitNesse
8 5 (1.60%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.28%) Subversion
9 4 (1.28%) Zephyr
10 3 (0.96%) TestNG
11 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.64%) JMeter
11 2 (0.64%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.64%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.32%) QALoad
12 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 54 (17.25%) Finance
2 23 (7.35%) Legal
3 14 (4.47%) Retail
4 4 (1.28%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.96%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (45.05%) Analyst
2 67 (21.41%) Business Analyst
3 62 (19.81%) Test Analyst
4 37 (11.82%) Test Manager
5 36 (11.50%) Tester
6 33 (10.54%) Software Tester
7 26 (8.31%) QA Engineer
8 25 (7.99%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (7.35%) Test Engineer
10 20 (6.39%) Software Engineer
11 19 (6.07%) Software Test Analyst
12 18 (5.75%) Security Officer
12 18 (5.75%) Senior Business Analyst
12 18 (5.75%) Data Protection Officer
13 15 (4.79%) Architect
14 12 (3.83%) Programme Manager
14 12 (3.83%) Test Leader
15 9 (2.88%) Senior Architect
15 9 (2.88%) Software Test Engineer
15 9 (2.88%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.22%) HTML
2 19 (6.07%) .NET
3 18 (5.75%) CSS
4 10 (3.19%) Web Services
5 8 (2.56%) XML
6 3 (0.96%) J2EE
7 2 (0.64%) Middleware
7 2 (0.64%) Ajax
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.64%) REST
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.07%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (4.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.28%) EPoS
5 4 (1.28%) Wiki
5 4 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.96%) AS400
7 2 (0.64%) Online Games
7 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.32%) EFT
8 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.74%) Windows
2 13 (4.15%) UNIX
3 12 (3.83%) Linux
4 6 (1.92%) Android
5 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.87%) Software Testing
2 73 (23.32%) Scrum
3 69 (22.04%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (20.77%) Automated Testing
5 56 (17.89%) Business Analysis
5 56 (17.89%) Test Scripting
6 51 (16.29%) Project Management
7 47 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (13.10%) Regression Testing
9 40 (12.78%) Test Automation
10 39 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (11.82%) UML
12 35 (11.18%) Use Case
13 34 (10.86%) Test Management
14 32 (10.22%) User Stories
15 31 (9.90%) PRINCE2
16 30 (9.58%) BPMN
17 28 (8.95%) Manual Testing
18 26 (8.31%) Test Strategy
19 21 (6.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.65%) Java
2 48 (15.34%) SQL
3 30 (9.58%) C#
4 25 (7.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.79%) C++
6 11 (3.51%) Python
7 10 (3.19%) VB
7 10 (3.19%) VBA
8 9 (2.88%) VBScript
9 6 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.60%) C
11 2 (0.64%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.64%) Perl
11 2 (0.64%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (45.69%) ISTQB
2 80 (25.56%) Degree
3 58 (18.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (6.71%) CBAP
5 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.96%) APMP
8 1 (0.32%) MBCS
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (38.66%) QA
2 18 (5.75%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.75%) ISO 9001
2 18 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (13.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.39%) HP
2 20 (6.39%) SAP
3 16 (5.11%) Oracle
4 4 (1.28%) Capita
5 3 (0.96%) Planview
6 2 (0.64%) Atmel
6 2 (0.64%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.64%) Adobe
6 2 (0.64%) Citrix
7 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.32%) CODA
7 1 (0.32%) Sage
7 1 (0.32%) webMethods
7 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.32%) Lumesse
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Willmott Dixon
Salary: £30-£37k plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, flex bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Ascent People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, CAR
Posted: 7 days ago