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 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 108 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% 2.00% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 7.10% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 1
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
290 338 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.13% 28.10% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 261 296 174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 24 December 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
Maidstone +2 1 £41,000 -36.92%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (59.38%) C#
1 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 18 (56.25%) Degree
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (50.00%) HP
3 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (46.88%) SOAP
4 15 (46.88%) XML
4 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
4 15 (46.88%) ETL
4 15 (46.88%) Regression Testing
4 15 (46.88%) System Testing
4 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
4 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Ranorex
5 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) QA
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) VB
10 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (59.38%) MS Office
2 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
1 15 (46.88%) Ranorex
2 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Test Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) UAT Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) SOAP
1 15 (46.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ETL
1 15 (46.88%) Regression Testing
1 15 (46.88%) System Testing
1 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) IIBA
4 1 (3.13%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Business Objects