The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 112 61 96
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +35
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 3.55% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 8.64% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 58 29
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
ISEB
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
730 1018 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.10% 41.03% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 543 639 655
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 40 (70.18%) ISTQB
2 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 25 (43.86%) QA
4 20 (35.09%) Scrum
5 18 (31.58%) SQL
6 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
7 15 (26.32%) Degree
7 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
8 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
10 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
10 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 10 (17.54%) BDD
11 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
12 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (15.79%) Selenium
12 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
13 7 (12.28%) Windows
14 6 (10.53%) SAP
14 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
15 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
15 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (8.77%) SDLC
15 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
15 5 (8.77%) SOAP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.51%) SAP SD
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.51%) SAP MM
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.51%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Visual Studio
1 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.79%) Selenium
3 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.75%) Toad
5 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) eggPlant
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Automotive
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Test Leader
4 9 (15.79%) Junior
4 9 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Software Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Software Test Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Tester
7 5 (8.77%) Junior Business Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Junior Test Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
1 5 (8.77%) SOAP
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) REST
3 3 (5.26%) XSL
3 3 (5.26%) Ajax
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Scrum
3 16 (28.07%) Software Testing
4 13 (22.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
5 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
8 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.26%) API Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Web Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (3.51%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (70.18%) ISTQB
2 15 (26.32%) Degree
3 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Capita
4 3 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
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Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bens
Posted: 16 days ago