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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.04% 1.25% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 5.41% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
108 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.48% 23.20% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 80
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 10 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 11 (57.89%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) UML
8 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) SDLC
8 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) JIRA
8 4 (21.05%) iGaming
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.79%) Java
10 2 (10.53%) C#
10 2 (10.53%) JUnit
10 2 (10.53%) Python
10 2 (10.53%) Perl
10 2 (10.53%) Windows
10 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Calabash
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) iGaming
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Software Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Software Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Graduate
6 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
7 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Online Games
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA