The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.57% 0.42% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 1.11% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
ISEB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 90 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 38.29% 38.14% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 111 81 86
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

ISEB
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Farnborough region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Farnborough

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Farnborough

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 11 (84.62%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
5 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
7 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) ATM
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Defect Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Build Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Telelogic
3 2 (15.38%) VMware