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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 180 140 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.31% 2.01% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 6.97% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 141 110 147
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% +18.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,300 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
2329 2010 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 28.86% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 1614 2294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +3 57 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Essex +19 47 £67,500 +68.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 37 £32,500 -10.95% 4
Bedfordshire -22 24 £39,500 +21.53% 1
Suffolk +12 15 £35,000 -11.39% 4
Norfolk +5 1 £22,000 -22.80%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 155 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (44.98%) ISTQB
3 136 (41.34%) QA
4 95 (28.88%) Software Testing
5 90 (27.36%) Degree
6 73 (22.19%) Finance
7 72 (21.88%) Selenium
8 69 (20.97%) Scrum
9 64 (19.45%) Automated Testing
10 61 (18.54%) Test Scripting
11 58 (17.63%) Manual Testing
12 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 56 (17.02%) Business Analysis
13 55 (16.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 52 (15.81%) Java
15 48 (14.59%) SQL
16 47 (14.29%) Project Management
17 44 (13.37%) HP Quality Center
18 41 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (12.16%) Test Automation
20 39 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (11.85%) Use Case
21 38 (11.55%) Regression Testing
21 38 (11.55%) Windows
21 38 (11.55%) JIRA
22 37 (11.25%) Test Management
23 36 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
23 36 (10.94%) UML
24 35 (10.64%) MS Excel
24 35 (10.64%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.08%) MS Office
3 8 (2.43%) MS Project
3 8 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.61%) AWD
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.78%) Internet
2 13 (3.95%) HTTP
3 12 (3.65%) Intranet
4 4 (1.22%) Wireless
4 4 (1.22%) LAN
4 4 (1.22%) SAN
5 2 (0.61%) SSL
5 2 (0.61%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.22%) MySQL
3 3 (0.91%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.30%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 72 (21.88%) Selenium
2 38 (11.55%) JIRA
3 32 (9.73%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (5.47%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.04%) Subversion
7 8 (2.43%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.82%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.52%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.22%) TestNG
11 3 (0.91%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.91%) JMeter
11 3 (0.91%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.61%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.61%) JUnit
12 2 (0.61%) Hudson
12 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.30%) LoadUI
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (22.19%) Finance
2 15 (4.56%) Legal
3 12 (3.65%) Retail
4 6 (1.82%) Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Games
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 143 (43.47%) Analyst
2 73 (22.19%) Business Analyst
3 58 (17.63%) Test Analyst
4 45 (13.68%) Test Manager
5 39 (11.85%) Tester
6 36 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (8.51%) QA Engineer
8 27 (8.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (8.21%) Software Tester
8 27 (8.21%) Test Engineer
9 20 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.56%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (4.26%) Architect
11 14 (4.26%) Senior Manager
12 13 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
12 13 (3.95%) Programme Manager
13 12 (3.65%) Business Architect
13 12 (3.65%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.65%) Senior Architect
13 12 (3.65%) Data Protection Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.03%) HTML
2 15 (4.56%) .NET
3 14 (4.26%) CSS
4 13 (3.95%) XML
5 8 (2.43%) REST
6 6 (1.82%) Web Services
7 5 (1.52%) SOAP
8 4 (1.22%) Middleware
9 3 (0.91%) J2EE
10 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.30%) RESTful
11 1 (0.30%) Ajax
11 1 (0.30%) Flash
11 1 (0.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.38%) User Experience
3 19 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.91%) Wiki
8 2 (0.61%) EPoS
8 2 (0.61%) AS400
9 1 (0.30%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.55%) Windows
2 17 (5.17%) UNIX
3 9 (2.74%) Linux
4 4 (1.22%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.22%) Android
4 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (28.88%) Software Testing
3 69 (20.97%) Scrum
4 64 (19.45%) Automated Testing
5 61 (18.54%) Test Scripting
6 58 (17.63%) Manual Testing
7 56 (17.02%) Business Analysis
8 47 (14.29%) Project Management
9 41 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (12.16%) Test Automation
11 39 (11.85%) Use Case
12 38 (11.55%) Regression Testing
13 37 (11.25%) Test Management
14 36 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (10.94%) UML
15 35 (10.64%) PRINCE2
16 33 (10.03%) BPMN
17 31 (9.42%) Waterfall
17 31 (9.42%) User Stories
18 25 (7.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.81%) Java
2 48 (14.59%) SQL
3 30 (9.12%) C#
4 21 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.26%) C++
6 13 (3.95%) VBA
7 10 (3.04%) Python
8 7 (2.13%) VBScript
8 7 (2.13%) VB
9 5 (1.52%) C
10 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (44.98%) ISTQB
2 90 (27.36%) Degree
3 55 (16.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (6.38%) CBAP
5 12 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) MBCS
8 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (41.34%) QA
2 12 (3.65%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.65%) ISO 9001
2 12 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (13.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.12%) HP
3 15 (4.56%) Oracle
4 11 (3.34%) SAP
5 8 (2.43%) VMware
6 4 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.22%) Capita
7 3 (0.91%) Citrix
8 2 (0.61%) Telerik
8 2 (0.61%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.30%) webMethods
9 1 (0.30%) Planview
9 1 (0.30%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.30%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.30%) CODA
9 1 (0.30%) Sage
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco
9 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
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