The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 34 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.56% 11.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 52.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.25% 21.25% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 8
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Kent

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 29 July 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 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) QA
3 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
7 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 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 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
1 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) QA Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 3 (17.65%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Orchard