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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 54 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.25% 2.54% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.36% 8.76% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 1 11
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
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
376 274 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.56% 28.99% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 297 175 179
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 -17 12 £52,500 - 2
Chelmsford - 9 £45,000 -
Harlow - 3 £40,000 -
Colchester - 2 £67,500 - 1
Basildon +5 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 66 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 44 (43.14%) QA
3 41 (40.20%) Finance
4 33 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (31.37%) Software Testing
6 27 (26.47%) HP
7 25 (24.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 23 (22.55%) Degree
9 21 (20.59%) Test Management
9 21 (20.59%) Performance Testing
10 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
11 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
12 18 (17.65%) Test Strategy
13 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (14.71%) VBA
15 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
16 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.75%) Java
16 13 (12.75%) SQL
16 13 (12.75%) C#
17 10 (9.80%) Law
17 10 (9.80%) Legal
18 9 (8.82%) Selenium
18 9 (8.82%) Project Management
18 9 (8.82%) Windows
18 9 (8.82%) UML
19 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
19 8 (7.84%) Wealth Management
19 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 7 (6.86%) JIRA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Visio
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (1.96%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Selenium
2 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 7 (6.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.88%) MSTest
4 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.92%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 41 (40.20%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Law
2 10 (9.80%) Legal
3 5 (4.90%) Local Government
3 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Test Manager
2 25 (24.51%) Analyst
3 14 (13.73%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 10 (9.80%) Designer
6 9 (8.82%) Lead Designer
6 9 (8.82%) Tester
6 9 (8.82%) Programme Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Test Specialist
7 8 (7.84%) Environment Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Test Manager
8 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) QA Manager
9 6 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.88%) Senior QA Manager
10 5 (4.90%) QA Specialist
10 5 (4.90%) QA Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Programme Manager
11 4 (3.92%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.94%) Android
4 2 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Software Testing
2 21 (20.59%) Test Management
2 21 (20.59%) Performance Testing
3 20 (19.61%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
5 18 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.73%) Business Analysis
8 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.82%) Project Management
9 9 (8.82%) UML
10 8 (7.84%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.84%) Wealth Management
10 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Security Testing
11 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.90%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (4.90%) Manual Testing
12 5 (4.90%) System Testing
12 5 (4.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) VBA
2 13 (12.75%) Java
2 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) C#
3 4 (3.92%) C
3 4 (3.92%) C++
3 4 (3.92%) VBScript
3 4 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 25 (24.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (22.55%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (43.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) HP
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Nakama
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago