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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 42 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.43% 0.34% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.43% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -1.38%
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
69 70 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 29.87% 24.05% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 56 64 106
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) WSH
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Online Games
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Online Games
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft