The first table below looks at the demand for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 71 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.02% 1.95% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 5.06% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 47
Average salary £37,250 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.57% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,300 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
984 870 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.87% 38.58% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 636 681 659
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Berkshire

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ISEB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Reading

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 65 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 57 (42.22%) Finance
3 56 (41.48%) Security Cleared
4 54 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 49 (36.30%) QA
6 45 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 40 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 38 (28.15%) Retail
9 37 (27.41%) HP Quality Center
10 34 (25.19%) Windows
11 31 (22.96%) C#
12 28 (20.74%) TestDirector
12 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
12 28 (20.74%) Selenium
13 27 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 25 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (17.04%) Test Management
15 23 (17.04%) Test Automation
15 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
16 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (16.30%) Scrum
17 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
18 20 (14.81%) Integration Testing
19 19 (14.07%) DV Cleared
19 19 (14.07%) .NET
20 18 (13.33%) Project Management
21 17 (12.59%) Business Analysis
21 17 (12.59%) Degree
21 17 (12.59%) ITIL
22 16 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (5.19%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.74%) LAN
2 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (20.74%) TestDirector
1 28 (20.74%) Selenium
2 23 (17.04%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (6.67%) WinRunner
5 8 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.70%) TestComplete
7 4 (2.96%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) Retail
3 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (62.22%) Analyst
2 65 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 27 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 18 (13.33%) Junior
4 18 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
4 18 (13.33%) Junior Test Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Business Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (10.37%) Programme Test Manager
6 14 (10.37%) Programme Manager
6 14 (10.37%) Senior Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 9 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Tester
7 9 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (4.44%) Business Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.07%) .NET
2 5 (3.70%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.96%) Open Source
3 2 (1.48%) Clustering
3 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Windows
2 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.41%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.96%) Linux
7 2 (1.48%) UNIX
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) HPUX
8 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 27 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 25 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (17.04%) Test Management
4 23 (17.04%) Test Automation
5 22 (16.30%) Scrum
6 21 (15.56%) PRINCE2
7 20 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 18 (13.33%) Project Management
9 17 (12.59%) Business Analysis
9 17 (12.59%) ITIL
10 16 (11.85%) Test Strategy
11 15 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 15 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 14 (10.37%) Programme Management
12 14 (10.37%) Risk Management
13 13 (9.63%) Software Distribution
14 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) C#
2 10 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) VB
4 1 (0.74%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 56 (41.48%) Security Cleared
3 54 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 40 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (14.07%) DV Cleared
6 17 (12.59%) Degree
7 16 (11.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CISA
9 1 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (36.30%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (27.41%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.70%) Netcool
4 2 (1.48%) Opsview
5 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) HP
2 11 (8.15%) Fujitsu
3 6 (4.44%) Oracle
3 6 (4.44%) IBM
4 4 (2.96%) Citrix
5 2 (1.48%) Veritas
6 1 (0.74%) McAfee
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
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Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
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