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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 76 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.57% 1.66% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.24% 7.05% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 9
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +54.92%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
221 298 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.71% 23.52% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 162 227 225
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £63,998
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
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 1 July 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 +12 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Basildon -4 1 - -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (76.92%) Finance
2 27 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 18 (46.15%) QA
4 17 (43.59%) Software Testing
5 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 14 (35.90%) HP
7 13 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 13 (33.33%) Java
7 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 12 (30.77%) C#
8 12 (30.77%) Legal
9 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
10 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
10 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (25.64%) SOAP
10 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
10 10 (25.64%) Citrix
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
12 8 (20.51%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (20.51%) VBA
13 7 (17.95%) MS Project
13 7 (17.95%) Project Management
13 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
13 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
13 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (17.95%) SDLC

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 7 (17.95%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
3 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.56%) git-flow
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 30 (76.92%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Tester
3 7 (17.95%) IT Manager
3 7 (17.95%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Associate Director
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Services Director
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Software Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.38%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) Groovy
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle