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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 143 116 146
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 131 163 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.86% 2.22% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 7.46% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 98 125 78
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Essex -23 34 £53,000 +8.16% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 30 £30,000 -18.36% 3
Hertfordshire -5 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Suffolk -4 16 £35,000 +22.80%
Norfolk +22 12 £23,500 +4.44%
Bedfordshire -4 10 £43,500 +10.12% 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (50.19%) ISTQB
3 87 (32.34%) QA
4 80 (29.74%) Finance
5 76 (28.25%) SQL
6 68 (25.28%) Waterfall
7 65 (24.16%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (21.93%) Software Testing
9 57 (21.19%) SDLC
10 55 (20.45%) Selenium
11 54 (20.07%) JIRA
12 49 (18.22%) TDD
13 45 (16.73%) Degree
13 45 (16.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 40 (14.87%) HP Quality Center
14 40 (14.87%) Automated Testing
15 39 (14.50%) Automation Testing
16 38 (14.13%) Scrum
17 37 (13.75%) HP UFT
17 37 (13.75%) Test Strategy
18 36 (13.38%) Java
18 36 (13.38%) MS Excel
19 35 (13.01%) Manual Testing
20 34 (12.64%) BDD
21 33 (12.27%) Test Automation
21 33 (12.27%) Performance Testing
21 33 (12.27%) HP
22 32 (11.90%) Microsoft
22 32 (11.90%) Business Analysis
23 31 (11.52%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.78%) MS Office
3 8 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.86%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) AWD
1 2 (0.74%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) HTTP
2 3 (1.12%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) Intranet
2 3 (1.12%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.12%) SSH
2 3 (1.12%) Telnet
3 2 (0.74%) PPP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.86%) MySQL
4 4 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (20.45%) Selenium
2 54 (20.07%) JIRA
3 37 (13.75%) HP UFT
4 20 (7.43%) Cucumber
4 20 (7.43%) LoadRunner
4 20 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.95%) JMeter
6 15 (5.58%) SoapUI
7 12 (4.46%) TestDirector
8 11 (4.09%) Eclipse
9 9 (3.35%) Subversion
10 7 (2.60%) Git (software)
11 6 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.86%) Appium
12 5 (1.86%) Toad
12 5 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.74%) Calabash
13 2 (0.74%) LoadUI
13 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.74%) Testopia
General
1 80 (29.74%) Finance
2 18 (6.69%) Retail
3 11 (4.09%) Banking
3 11 (4.09%) Legal
4 8 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.60%) Law
6 4 (1.49%) iGaming
6 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (47.21%) Analyst
2 69 (25.65%) Test Analyst
3 36 (13.38%) Business Analyst
3 36 (13.38%) Test Engineer
4 31 (11.52%) Tester
5 19 (7.06%) QA Analyst
6 18 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.32%) Test Leader
8 16 (5.95%) Test Manager
9 14 (5.20%) Agile Project Manager
10 13 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
10 13 (4.83%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (4.46%) Automation Tester
11 12 (4.46%) Developer
11 12 (4.46%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (4.46%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) Software Tester
12 10 (3.72%) Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.35%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.92%) .NET
2 20 (7.43%) HTML
3 15 (5.58%) Web Services
4 14 (5.20%) XML
5 12 (4.46%) SOAP
6 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.23%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.23%) JSON
7 6 (2.23%) REST
8 5 (1.86%) J2EE
9 4 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.49%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.37%) CSS
10 1 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (24.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.06%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.35%) AS400
4 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.23%) User Experience
6 4 (1.49%) iPad
7 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.12%) Social Media
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) IVR
8 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.74%) Online Games
8 2 (0.74%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.37%) EPoS
9 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.83%) Unix
2 8 (2.97%) Windows
3 5 (1.86%) Android
4 4 (1.49%) Linux
4 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.28%) Waterfall
3 59 (21.93%) Software Testing
4 57 (21.19%) SDLC
5 49 (18.22%) TDD
6 40 (14.87%) Automated Testing
7 39 (14.50%) Automation Testing
8 38 (14.13%) Scrum
9 37 (13.75%) Test Strategy
10 35 (13.01%) Manual Testing
11 34 (12.64%) BDD
12 33 (12.27%) Performance Testing
12 33 (12.27%) Test Automation
13 32 (11.90%) Business Analysis
14 31 (11.52%) Functional Testing
15 30 (11.15%) PRINCE2
15 30 (11.15%) Test Management
16 29 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (10.78%) V-Model
17 26 (9.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.25%) SQL
2 36 (13.38%) Java
3 23 (8.55%) C#
4 7 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.60%) Ruby
4 7 (2.60%) VBA
5 5 (1.86%) VBScript
6 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.74%) C++
7 2 (0.74%) Perl
7 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.74%) Python
7 2 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) ANSI C
8 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) Groovy
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 135 (50.19%) ISTQB
2 45 (16.73%) Degree
2 45 (16.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (4.83%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (3.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (1.86%) CBAP
6 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.74%) APMP
7 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (32.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (14.87%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (12.27%) HP
2 32 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.83%) SAP
4 7 (2.60%) Citrix
4 7 (2.60%) Oracle
5 4 (1.49%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.12%) Rally
6 3 (1.12%) Telerik
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) Planview
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) Verint
8 1 (0.37%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) VMware
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