The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.13% 1.67% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 7.14% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £42,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.35% 23.33% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 77
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
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ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) WSH
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Online Games
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) DMAIC
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) HTML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WSH
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) DMAIC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft