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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 49 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.88% 2.23% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.41% 8.22% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 4 9
Average salary £49,000 £67,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.40% +141.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
395 292 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.25% 27.14% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 315 199 178
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,197 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -12 11 £45,000 -48.57% 1
Chelmsford - 11 £45,000 -
Colchester - 2 £67,500 -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 51 (57.95%) ISTQB
2 31 (35.23%) QA
3 30 (34.09%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (32.95%) Finance
5 28 (31.82%) HP
6 23 (26.14%) Degree
6 23 (26.14%) Performance Testing
6 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
7 18 (20.45%) Test Strategy
8 16 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 14 (15.91%) Test Management
9 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
9 14 (15.91%) Law
10 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (13.64%) SQL
10 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.36%) Legal
12 9 (10.23%) Change Management
12 9 (10.23%) VBA
12 9 (10.23%) LoadRunner
12 9 (10.23%) Project Management
12 9 (10.23%) UML
13 8 (9.09%) Windows
13 8 (9.09%) MSTest
13 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.95%) C#
14 7 (7.95%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.14%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) LoadRunner
2 8 (9.09%) MSTest
3 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.68%) JIRA
4 4 (4.55%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Law
3 10 (11.36%) Legal
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.68%) Local Government
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 18 (20.45%) Business Analyst
4 10 (11.36%) Senior Manager
5 9 (10.23%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Tester
7 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Test Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Environment Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Performance Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Senior QA Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Designer
8 5 (5.68%) Lead Designer
8 5 (5.68%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Business Manager
9 4 (4.55%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) AS400
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
1 23 (26.14%) Performance Testing
2 18 (20.45%) Test Strategy
3 16 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 14 (15.91%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.91%) Test Management
5 12 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 12 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.23%) Change Management
6 9 (10.23%) UML
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Functional Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.68%) Test Planning
9 5 (5.68%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) VBA
3 7 (7.95%) C#
3 7 (7.95%) Java
4 4 (4.55%) C
4 4 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (57.95%) ISTQB
2 23 (26.14%) Degree
3 16 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (34.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) HP
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) Citrix
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Rayleigh
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago