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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.11% 2.52% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 8.65% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 7
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -18.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
321 312 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.20% 29.16% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 276 276 183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 -4 3 £41,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +21 2 £39,000 +35.65%
Dover - 2 £27,000 -
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (60.98%) SQL
2 37 (45.12%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (42.68%) HP
4 34 (41.46%) C#
4 34 (41.46%) Test Automation
5 33 (40.24%) System Testing
5 33 (40.24%) MS Office
5 33 (40.24%) XML
6 32 (39.02%) Degree
7 31 (37.80%) Regression Testing
8 28 (34.15%) Manual Testing
9 26 (31.71%) SOAP
9 26 (31.71%) SoapUI
9 26 (31.71%) Ranorex
10 25 (30.49%) Software Testing
11 24 (29.27%) Automation Testing
12 22 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (24.39%) ISTQB
13 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
14 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
14 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (20.73%) ETL
16 14 (17.07%) QA
16 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
16 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (15.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
18 11 (13.41%) Finance
18 11 (13.41%) .NET
18 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.66%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Office
2 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) SoapUI
1 26 (31.71%) Ranorex
2 14 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (12.20%) LoadRunner
3 10 (12.20%) Selenium
4 7 (8.54%) JIRA
5 6 (7.32%) TestDirector
5 6 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (4.88%) NUnit
6 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.88%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.66%) TestComplete
7 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Legal
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Analyst
2 33 (40.24%) Test Engineer
3 23 (28.05%) Test Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (18.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 13 (15.85%) Tester
7 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.54%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Tester
11 2 (2.44%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
12 1 (1.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 1 (1.22%) Portfolio Manager
12 1 (1.22%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) XML
2 26 (31.71%) SOAP
3 11 (13.41%) .NET
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) XSLT
4 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) UNIX
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Test Automation
2 33 (40.24%) System Testing
3 31 (37.80%) Regression Testing
4 28 (34.15%) Manual Testing
5 25 (30.49%) Software Testing
6 24 (29.27%) Automation Testing
7 22 (26.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.73%) ETL
10 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
12 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
14 9 (10.98%) SOA
15 7 (8.54%) V-Model
16 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
17 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
17 5 (6.10%) Test Strategy
17 5 (6.10%) Scrum
17 5 (6.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) C#
3 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.76%) Java
5 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.88%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Degree
2 20 (24.39%) ISTQB
3 13 (15.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.66%) CITP
4 3 (3.66%) IIBA
5 2 (2.44%) MCITP
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.22%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 37 (45.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (42.68%) HP
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
3 2 (2.44%) Citrix
3 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.22%) Orchard
4 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
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