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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.36% 1.78% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 7.67% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 6
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +18.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
345 326 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.26% 23.17% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 267 254 220
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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
Basildon +7 11 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Brentwood -5 6 £35,000 -58.82%
Chelmsford +3 1 £32,500 -8.45%
Colchester -5 1 £31,500 -11.26%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (36.14%) ISTQB
2 29 (34.94%) Business Analysis
3 27 (32.53%) Degree
3 27 (32.53%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (31.33%) Finance
5 23 (27.71%) HP
6 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
7 17 (20.48%) Law
7 17 (20.48%) Software Testing
7 17 (20.48%) Performance Testing
8 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
9 15 (18.07%) QA
10 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.46%) Change Management
11 12 (14.46%) Project Management
11 12 (14.46%) SQL
11 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
12 10 (12.05%) Legal
12 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.84%) LoadRunner
14 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (8.43%) Manual Testing
15 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
15 7 (8.43%) MSTest
15 7 (8.43%) JIRA
15 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
15 7 (8.43%) Windows
15 7 (8.43%) UML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.20%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) LoadRunner
2 7 (8.43%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) MSTest
3 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.41%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (2.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Law
3 10 (12.05%) Legal
4 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.23%) Banking
6 3 (3.61%) Local Government
7 2 (2.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Analyst
2 35 (42.17%) Business Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) Test Manager
4 11 (13.25%) Tester
5 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Business Project Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Financial Business Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Business Manager
6 7 (8.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Environment Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Manual Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.61%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Ajax
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) PMI
2 5 (6.02%) AS400
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Business Analysis
2 18 (21.69%) PRINCE2
3 17 (20.48%) Software Testing
3 17 (20.48%) Performance Testing
4 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
5 14 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.46%) Change Management
6 12 (14.46%) Project Management
6 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.43%) UML
8 7 (8.43%) Manual Testing
8 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
9 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Scrum
9 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.23%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.02%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) VBA
2 5 (6.02%) C#
2 5 (6.02%) Java
3 3 (3.61%) C
3 3 (3.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) ISTQB
2 27 (32.53%) Degree
3 8 (9.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (32.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) HP
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.41%) Citrix
Basildon, Essex
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