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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.41% 1.72% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 4.92% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 19
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £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
223 264 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.38% 35.01% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 188 227 273
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (53.33%) Selenium
4 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) Web Services
6 19 (42.22%) Degree
7 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
8 16 (35.56%) Oracle
8 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
9 15 (33.33%) Test Management
9 15 (33.33%) QA
9 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
11 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (28.89%) SOAP
11 13 (28.89%) HP
11 13 (28.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (28.89%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) XML
12 12 (26.67%) Java
12 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (24.44%) FitNesse
13 11 (24.44%) Life Science
13 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
13 11 (24.44%) SpecFlow
13 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
13 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
13 11 (24.44%) XSD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (53.33%) Selenium
3 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 11 (24.44%) SpecFlow
4 11 (24.44%) FitNesse
5 9 (20.00%) JMeter
6 7 (15.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Toad
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (28.89%) Pharmaceutical
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Tester
4 11 (24.44%) QA Test Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) QA Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Junior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Junior
9 2 (4.44%) Graduate
9 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Performance Tester
10 1 (2.22%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) SOAP
3 12 (26.67%) XML
4 11 (24.44%) XSD
4 11 (24.44%) WSDL
5 4 (8.89%) WCF
5 4 (8.89%) .NET
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Life Science
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 7 (15.56%) Open Source
5 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.89%) CCTV
7 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.44%) Biology
7 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Software Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 15 (33.33%) Test Management
5 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
6 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
7 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.00%) V-Model
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Load Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Scrum
9 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) UML
11 4 (8.89%) OO
11 4 (8.89%) OOD
11 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Black-Box Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
13 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) Degree
2 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
3 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (15.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle
3 13 (28.89%) HP