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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 85 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.58% 3.31% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 10.41% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 21
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,975 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
270 317 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.07% 31.80% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 240 277 287
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -29 4 £35,500 -
Whitstable - 3 £32,000 -
Dover -2 2 £27,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £65,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (27.50%) JIRA
4 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (22.50%) QA
6 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
7 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (20.00%) HP
8 7 (17.50%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) Linux
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) V-Model
8 7 (17.50%) Big Data
9 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Degree
9 6 (15.00%) UNIX
9 6 (15.00%) TestDirector
9 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
10 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.50%) Python
10 5 (12.50%) JUnit

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Open Workbench
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) CA PPM
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) JIRA
2 6 (15.00%) TestDirector
2 6 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) PHPUnit
3 5 (12.50%) PyUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Mockito
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) Rational Rose
4 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (5.00%) ERwin
4 2 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) SilkTest
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Law
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Advertising
5 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Local Government
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
2 14 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Process Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Change Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
3 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) V-Model
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Kanban
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Code Coverage
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) Jython
4 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (12.50%) APMP
3 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.50%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Borland
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago