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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 29 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 2.17% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.74% 7.46% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 26
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £54,400 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
211 402 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.81% 29.13% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 139 273 316
Median salary £47,500 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Colchester +15 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Basildon +10 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Brentwood -13 3 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £32,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £24,000 -
Wickford - 1 £27,000 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 30 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (52.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) QA
4 14 (35.00%) LoadRunner
5 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
6 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 12 (30.00%) HP
6 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (27.50%) Legal
8 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (15.00%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.00%) VBA
11 6 (15.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) SOAP
11 6 (15.00%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
12 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
12 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (15.00%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) JBehave
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.50%) TestRail
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Legal
3 4 (10.00%) Law
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Tester
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Services Director
8 2 (5.00%) Software Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
1 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
5 4 (10.00%) User Stories
6 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) C#
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) VBA
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CBAP
4 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) HP
2 9 (22.50%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) SAP