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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.88% 1.40% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 4.40% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.92%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
81 91 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.68% 31.93% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 71 62
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Telerik
7 2 (16.67%) Billing
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Tester
4 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Telerik
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle