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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 78 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 38 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.68% 3.13% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.81% 8.19% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 6
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
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
235 464 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.74% 38.25% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 207 376 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,200
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 5 £45,000 - 3
Tonbridge - 2 £43,750 -
Chatham +1 1 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Dartford - 1 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £34,500 - 1
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Business Analysis
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) IIBA
3 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 9 (52.94%) Data Structures
4 7 (41.18%) Business Process Mapping
4 7 (41.18%) Use Case
4 7 (41.18%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Law
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Change Management
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) C#
9 1 (5.88%) C++
9 1 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) VBScript
9 1 (5.88%) VB
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) MS Project
9 1 (5.88%) MS Office
9 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 1 (5.88%) C
9 1 (5.88%) Windows

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 14 (82.35%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Business Analysis
2 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 7 (41.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 7 (41.18%) Use Case
3 7 (41.18%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) DSDM
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) IIBA
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Excellent Benefits plus Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: £40,000-£52,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
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