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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 55 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 49 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.13% 4.23% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.68% 12.04% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 9
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £44,850 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
242 407 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.52% 35.12% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 206 342 283
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,996
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -16 6 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Dover +7 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Canterbury -8 2 £27,500 +3.77%
Chatham - 2 £52,500 -
Dartford - 2 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £34,500 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
4 9 (29.03%) IIBA
4 9 (29.03%) User Stories
4 9 (29.03%) Data Structures
5 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) UML
6 7 (22.58%) Business Process Mapping
6 7 (22.58%) Use Case
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (12.90%) V-Model
8 4 (12.90%) APMP
8 4 (12.90%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.90%) UNIX
8 4 (12.90%) TestDirector
8 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
8 4 (12.90%) HP
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) Open Workbench
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.45%) CA PPM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.23%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
1 4 (12.90%) TestDirector
1 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SilkTest
3 1 (3.23%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Change Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Business Analysis
3 9 (29.03%) User Stories
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) UML
5 7 (22.58%) Business Process Mapping
5 7 (22.58%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) Change Control
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) V-Model
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
9 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
1 9 (29.03%) IIBA
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (12.90%) APMP
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) CA
2 2 (6.45%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Borland
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Excellent Benefits / Work Li
Posted: 4 days ago