The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 78 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.15% 2.55% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 9.66% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 13
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,050 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
207 321 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.23% 26.35% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 159 242 244
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £63,998
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

ISEB
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Essex region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Essex

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Essex

ISEB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +5 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Basildon -4 3 £32,500 -43.47%
Chelmsford +10 1 £37,500 +66.66%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 33 (70.21%) Finance
1 33 (70.21%) ISTQB
2 22 (46.81%) QA
3 17 (36.17%) Degree
3 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
4 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
5 15 (31.91%) HP
6 14 (29.79%) LoadRunner
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) C#
8 12 (25.53%) HP UFT
8 12 (25.53%) Legal
9 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
9 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
10 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
10 10 (21.28%) Citrix
10 10 (21.28%) SOAP
11 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (19.15%) SDLC
11 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
12 8 (17.02%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (17.02%) VBA
13 7 (14.89%) Workflow
13 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) LoadRunner
2 12 (25.53%) HP UFT
3 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.64%) Selenium
5 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
6 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.13%) git-flow
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 33 (70.21%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Tester
3 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) IT Manager
4 6 (12.77%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Associate Director
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) AS400
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Software Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
3 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Business Analysis
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.15%) SDLC
5 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Workflow
8 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Supplier Management
8 6 (12.77%) Test Management
9 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.51%) Defect Management
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) VBA
4 2 (4.26%) Groovy
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) ISTQB
2 17 (36.17%) Degree
3 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) HP
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle