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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.12% 0.77% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 3.10% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 22
Average salary £34,750 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £42,425 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
343 258 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.44% 24.76% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 283 231 340
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Chatham - 9 £42,500 -
Dartford - 4 £25,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -1 2 £32,500 -23.52%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 40 (68.97%) Finance
2 33 (56.90%) Test Scripting
3 30 (51.72%) ISTQB
4 28 (48.28%) SDLC
5 27 (46.55%) Test Strategy
6 24 (41.38%) Regression Testing
7 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
8 21 (36.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
9 18 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (29.31%) Banking
11 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.97%) HP
12 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.97%) QA
12 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
12 11 (18.97%) System Testing
13 9 (15.52%) MS Office
13 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
14 8 (13.79%) AS400
14 8 (13.79%) Line Management
15 7 (12.07%) SQL
15 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
15 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
16 6 (10.34%) Linux
16 6 (10.34%) DSDM
17 4 (6.90%) Scrum
17 4 (6.90%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.45%) ERwin
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.45%) JUnit
3 2 (3.45%) Mockito
3 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.45%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (3.45%) PyUnit
3 2 (3.45%) Rational Rose
3 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (68.97%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Local Government
4 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (77.59%) Analyst
2 29 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Service Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Business Change Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
1 2 (3.45%) DOM
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) AS400
2 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Test Scripting
2 28 (48.28%) SDLC
3 27 (46.55%) Test Strategy
4 24 (41.38%) Regression Testing
5 22 (37.93%) Software Testing
6 21 (36.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
7 18 (31.03%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
8 11 (18.97%) System Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (13.79%) Line Management
11 7 (12.07%) Business Analysis
12 6 (10.34%) DSDM
13 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
13 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
13 4 (6.90%) Scrum
13 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.45%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) Jython
3 2 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 2 (3.45%) Informatica
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.45%) Sybase
3 2 (3.45%) Tableau
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