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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.78% 1.83% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.19% 6.27% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 9
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £34,025 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,750 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
270 319 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.91% 29.27% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 200 249 208
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
Brentwood +4 6 £72,500 - 1
Basildon +3 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Chelmsford +2 3 £32,500 +2.36% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £27,500 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (74.24%) ISTQB
2 35 (53.03%) QA
2 35 (53.03%) Finance
3 26 (39.39%) Software Testing
4 22 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.21%) Selenium
8 13 (19.70%) Test Management
9 12 (18.18%) HP
9 12 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (18.18%) VBA
10 10 (15.15%) Java
10 10 (15.15%) C#
10 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.15%) Performance Testing
11 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) Project Management
12 8 (12.12%) SQL
12 8 (12.12%) VBScript
12 8 (12.12%) VB
13 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.58%) Windows
14 5 (7.58%) Migration
14 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (7.58%) Retail
15 4 (6.06%) Degree
15 4 (6.06%) JIRA
15 4 (6.06%) TestDirector
15 4 (6.06%) Android

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (4.55%) AWD
2 1 (1.52%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Selenium
2 12 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.06%) TestDirector
4 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Analyst
2 20 (30.30%) Test Manager
3 13 (19.70%) Programme Manager
4 12 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Designer
6 9 (13.64%) Lead Designer
6 9 (13.64%) Test Specialist
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Manager
7 8 (12.12%) Test Automation Specialist
7 8 (12.12%) Automation Specialist
7 8 (12.12%) Programme Test Manager
8 6 (9.09%) Tester
8 6 (9.09%) QA Manager
9 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Software Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Manager
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Programme Manager
10 4 (6.06%) Senior QA Manager
10 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) QA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Software Testing
2 18 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 13 (19.70%) Test Management
4 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.15%) Performance Testing
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
7 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) System Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Test Planning
10 3 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
10 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.55%) Logistics
10 3 (4.55%) Workflow
11 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) VBA
2 10 (15.15%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) C#
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) VBScript
3 8 (12.12%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (74.24%) ISTQB
2 22 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (53.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
Chelmsford
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits and Bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 16 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical, flex bens
Posted: 24 days ago