The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.78% 0.42% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 1.67% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 5 6
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,526
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £35,000 £33,776
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
463 299 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.49% 24.83% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 381 267 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,390 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -20 15 £45,000 +28.57%
West Malling - 6 £35,000 -
Folkestone - 3 £45,000 -
Rochester - 1 £36,000 -
Sandwich - 1 £53,000 -
Chatham - 1 £72,500 - 1
Dover - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 21 (32.31%) QA
3 21 (32.31%) Test Scripting
3 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
4 20 (30.77%) XML
5 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
7 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (23.08%) System Testing
7 15 (23.08%) Degree
8 14 (21.54%) MS Office
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
9 13 (20.00%) HP
10 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (16.92%) C#
12 10 (15.38%) SOAP
12 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
12 10 (15.38%) SoapUI
13 9 (13.85%) Automation Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Ranorex
13 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
15 7 (10.77%) Internet
15 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
16 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
16 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
16 6 (9.23%) Java
16 6 (9.23%) JavaScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Office
2 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 9 (13.85%) Ranorex
3 5 (7.69%) TestDirector
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
5 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.54%) SilkTest
7 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Analyst
2 28 (43.08%) Test Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) QA Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Tester
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.62%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) UAT Tester
11 2 (3.08%) Programme Test Manager
11 2 (3.08%) Programme Manager
11 2 (3.08%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.54%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.54%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) XML
2 10 (15.38%) SOAP
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) PMI
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Test Scripting
1 21 (32.31%) Software Testing
2 19 (29.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
4 15 (23.08%) System Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Automation Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) ITIL
10 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.69%) Web Design
10 5 (7.69%) Test Management
11 4 (6.15%) User Stories
11 4 (6.15%) ETL
12 3 (4.62%) Migration
12 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 6 (9.23%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) VB
4 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 15 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) MCITP
4 1 (1.54%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) HP
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix
3 1 (1.54%) Borland
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago