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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 83 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.45% 1.57% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 6.78% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 16
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+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
288 295 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.21% 23.10% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 218 278
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,998 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 July 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 July 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 - 9 £57,500 -
Brentwood -8 3 £30,000 -
Chelmsford -4 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Colchester - 1 £31,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (46.15%) Finance
2 26 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 25 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (29.23%) Degree
6 18 (27.69%) HP
7 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
7 16 (24.62%) QA
8 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.38%) Banking
10 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.85%) Law
11 9 (13.85%) LoadRunner
11 9 (13.85%) PMI
11 9 (13.85%) PMI Certification
11 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.77%) Windows
13 7 (10.77%) SQL
13 7 (10.77%) Change Management
13 7 (10.77%) Project Management
14 6 (9.23%) Scrum
14 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
15 5 (7.69%) MSTest

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) MSTest
3 3 (4.62%) Selenium
4 2 (3.08%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Analyst
2 30 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Test Manager
3 12 (18.46%) Test Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Tester
6 9 (13.85%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Business Project Manager
7 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
7 7 (10.77%) Business Manager
8 6 (9.23%) Performance Manager
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.62%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Software Tester
11 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) PMI
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) AS400
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 2 (3.08%) VMS
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
7 7 (10.77%) Project Management
7 7 (10.77%) Change Management
8 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) Test Planning
9 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.15%) Test Management
9 4 (6.15%) SDLC
9 4 (6.15%) ETL
9 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.15%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBScript
2 1 (1.54%) VB
2 1 (1.54%) VBA
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) C#
2 1 (1.54%) C++
2 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 19 (29.23%) Degree
3 9 (13.85%) PMI Certification
4 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (33.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) HP
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Business Objects
2 4 (6.15%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix
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