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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.58% 3.00% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 8.14% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 18
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
193 344 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 27.77% 36.87% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 159 292 266
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Guildford

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) Selenium
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Big Data
7 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.11%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) EDI
1 1 (5.56%) JDBC
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
1 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com