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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.29% 3.43% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 9.84% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 24
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
263 386 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.15% 34.87% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 227 336 298
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 3 August 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 August 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 8 £35,500 -11.25%
Dover -1 2 £27,000 -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 9 (27.27%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) V-Model
6 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) QA
7 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) UNIX
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) TestDirector
7 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (15.15%) APMP
8 5 (15.15%) Change Control

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Open Workbench
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) CA PPM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.03%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 6 (18.18%) TestDirector
2 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.12%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 3 (9.09%) PyUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Mockito
4 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.06%) NUnit
6 1 (3.03%) SilkTest
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) QA Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) DTV
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.21%) V-Model
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Change Control
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Code Coverage
8 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Jython
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (15.15%) APMP
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.06%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) CA
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.09%) Tableau
3 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Borland
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago