The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.04% 1.83% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 5.80% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 23
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
ISEB
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 224 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.43% 31.59% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 196 198 298
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,588 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

ISEB
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Guildford

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (51.22%) Selenium
4 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (46.34%) SQL
5 19 (46.34%) Web Services
5 19 (46.34%) Software Testing
6 18 (43.90%) Degree
6 18 (43.90%) QA
7 16 (39.02%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
8 15 (36.59%) Test Management
9 14 (34.15%) Oracle
10 13 (31.71%) HP
10 13 (31.71%) SOAP
10 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
10 13 (31.71%) Finance
10 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
11 12 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (29.27%) XML
12 11 (26.83%) XSD
12 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.83%) Java
12 11 (26.83%) WSDL
12 11 (26.83%) FitNesse
12 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
12 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
12 11 (26.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (26.83%) Test Planning

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (65.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (51.22%) Selenium
3 11 (26.83%) FitNesse
3 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
3 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
4 8 (19.51%) JMeter
5 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
6 3 (7.32%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 2 (4.88%) Toad
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 19 (46.34%) Test Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Tester
4 11 (26.83%) QA Test Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) QA Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Performance Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.32%) QA Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Graduate
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Web Services
2 13 (31.71%) SOAP
3 12 (29.27%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) XSD
4 11 (26.83%) WSDL
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Life Science
2 8 (19.51%) Chemistry
2 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.63%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Biology
4 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Software Testing
3 15 (36.59%) Test Management
3 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
4 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
5 11 (26.83%) Test Planning
6 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
6 8 (19.51%) V-Model
7 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Load Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
10 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.88%) Change Management
11 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
2 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 11 (26.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (14.63%) PhD
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 13 (31.71%) HP