The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 27 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.03% 4.85% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 15.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
ISEB
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 26.26% 31.07% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

ISEB
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Maidstone region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Maidstone

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Orchard
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Orchard