The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.26% 0.98% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 5.77% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
ISEB
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 52 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.94% 17.05% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 46
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

ISEB
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Peterborough

ISEB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (62.50%) QA
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) User Stories
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA