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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 2.19% 2.51% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 7.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £41,000 £57,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
32 63 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 23.36% 31.66% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 19 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) TestComplete
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA