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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 26 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 2.26% 4.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 7.62% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 46
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £38,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.19%

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
287 341 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.63% 29.63% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 201 243 308
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford -4 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Brentwood +11 3 - -
Colchester +1 2 £56,250 +2.27%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 35 (89.74%) ISTQB
2 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
3 16 (41.03%) Finance
4 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
5 14 (35.90%) QA
6 12 (30.77%) HP
7 11 (28.21%) C#
7 11 (28.21%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
9 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) Legal
10 8 (20.51%) MS Office
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) Citrix
10 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
10 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
11 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
11 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
12 6 (15.38%) Selenium
12 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
12 6 (15.38%) Test Management
12 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Service Management
12 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
12 6 (15.38%) .NET
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) VBA

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 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
3 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
3 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) JBehave
6 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) TestRail
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Law
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Tester
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Tester
7 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
1 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.82%) SOAP
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) AS400
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
2 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
3 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.38%) Service Management
6 6 (15.38%) Test Management
7 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (10.26%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) BDD
9 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) C#
1 11 (28.21%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (89.74%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) HP
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft