The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 29 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.83% 2.27% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.73% 7.69% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £40,372
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £49,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
ISEB
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
332 325 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.42% 29.57% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 294 293 170
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,800 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Kent

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Kent

ISEB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dover - 5 £27,000 -
Maidstone -11 2 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Tunbridge Wells +23 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 55 (67.90%) SQL
2 38 (46.91%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (45.68%) Test Automation
4 36 (44.44%) System Testing
4 36 (44.44%) HP
4 36 (44.44%) XML
5 34 (41.98%) C#
6 33 (40.74%) MS Office
7 32 (39.51%) Regression Testing
8 31 (38.27%) Degree
9 29 (35.80%) Manual Testing
10 27 (33.33%) SOAP
10 27 (33.33%) SoapUI
10 27 (33.33%) Ranorex
11 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
12 25 (30.86%) Automation Testing
13 24 (29.63%) ISTQB
14 19 (23.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
15 16 (19.75%) ETL
15 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
16 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
16 15 (18.52%) QA
17 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
17 13 (16.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (14.81%) Finance
19 11 (13.58%) .NET
19 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
20 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (12.35%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (40.74%) MS Office
2 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 27 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 11 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (12.35%) LoadRunner
4 9 (11.11%) Selenium
5 7 (8.64%) JIRA
6 6 (7.41%) TestDirector
6 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.94%) NUnit
7 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.94%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Legal
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Analyst
2 32 (39.51%) Test Engineer
3 27 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 19 (23.46%) Senior Test Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) Tester
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) QA Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Quality Analyst
11 1 (1.23%) Agile Business Analyst
11 1 (1.23%) Service Operations Manager
11 1 (1.23%) Portfolio Manager
11 1 (1.23%) UAT Tester
11 1 (1.23%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (44.44%) XML
2 27 (33.33%) SOAP
3 11 (13.58%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) XSLT
4 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.23%) Open Source
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) UNIX
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Test Automation
2 36 (44.44%) System Testing
3 32 (39.51%) Regression Testing
4 29 (35.80%) Manual Testing
5 26 (32.10%) Software Testing
6 25 (30.86%) Automation Testing
7 19 (23.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (19.75%) ETL
8 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
9 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.11%) SOA
12 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.88%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.64%) V-Model
14 5 (6.17%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.17%) Integration Testing
14 5 (6.17%) Scrum
14 5 (6.17%) ITIL
15 4 (4.94%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 55 (67.90%) SQL
2 34 (41.98%) C#
3 9 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) VBScript
6 3 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (38.27%) Degree
2 24 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 13 (16.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.70%) CITP
5 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.23%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 38 (46.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) HP
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) SAP
3 2 (2.47%) Citrix
3 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.23%) Orchard
4 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
Kent
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + others
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 24 days ago