The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 28 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 30 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.02% 0.86% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 3.01% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
ISEB
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 133 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.07% 28.60% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 61
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 26 (60.47%) Software Testing
2 22 (51.16%) QA
3 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Selenium
5 15 (34.88%) Finance
6 14 (32.56%) SDLC
7 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
8 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
10 10 (23.26%) BDD
10 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
11 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Java
12 8 (18.60%) System Testing
13 7 (16.28%) Android
13 7 (16.28%) Online Games
13 7 (16.28%) C#
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
13 7 (16.28%) Games
14 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
14 6 (13.95%) Calabash
14 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
14 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
14 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.95%) JUnit
14 6 (13.95%) Windows

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
3 6 (13.95%) Calabash
3 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.95%) JUnit
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) iGaming
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 21 (48.84%) Tester
3 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
4 17 (39.53%) Software Tester
5 11 (25.58%) Software Analyst
6 10 (23.26%) QA Analyst
6 10 (23.26%) QA Tester
7 7 (16.28%) Software QA Tester
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) Manual Tester
8 5 (11.63%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) Graduate
9 4 (9.30%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) Graduate Tester
10 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Online Games
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Software Testing
2 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) SDLC
5 13 (30.23%) Automation Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
7 10 (23.26%) BDD
8 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
9 8 (18.60%) System Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Web Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (9.30%) TDD
11 4 (9.30%) Test Management
11 4 (9.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago