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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 40 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.05% - 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 11
Average salary £29,750 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 - £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
66 122 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.60% 38.24% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 110 64
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Ipswich

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Bugzilla
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) DSDM
6 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Telerik
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) V-Model
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Bugzilla
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Tester
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
6 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) V-Model
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) DSDM
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle