The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 76 67 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.43% 2.22% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 7.04% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 5
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £51,250 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
275 341 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.07% 31.54% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 210 276 258
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Essex

ISEB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Brentwood +5 4 - -
Purfleet - 2 £35,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £30,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 29 (64.44%) ISTQB
2 24 (53.33%) Finance
3 22 (48.89%) QA
4 21 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (31.11%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (24.44%) HP
7 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
8 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (20.00%) Retail
9 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 6 (13.33%) Project Management
11 6 (13.33%) Selenium
12 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
12 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 4 (8.89%) VBScript
13 4 (8.89%) VB
13 4 (8.89%) VBA
13 4 (8.89%) C#
13 4 (8.89%) Java
13 4 (8.89%) JDE OneWorld
13 4 (8.89%) Logistics
13 4 (8.89%) Migration
13 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (4.44%) AWD
3 1 (2.22%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
3 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.44%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Manager
2 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Test Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Test Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (6.67%) Testing Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.89%) Logistics
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.67%) System Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Test Management
7 3 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) VBScript
2 4 (8.89%) VB
2 4 (8.89%) VBA
2 4 (8.89%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) ISTQB
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (17.78%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) SAP