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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 115 66 90
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 29 74 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.30% 3.10% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 7.44% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 40 28
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
796 995 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.58% 41.70% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 540 644 689
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 50 (69.44%) ISTQB
2 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (43.06%) QA
4 29 (40.28%) Finance
5 26 (36.11%) Scrum
6 24 (33.33%) Degree
7 21 (29.17%) SQL
8 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
9 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
11 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 15 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (20.83%) Business Analysis
11 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
11 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
12 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2
14 11 (15.28%) BDD
15 10 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (13.89%) Windows
15 10 (13.89%) Test Management
16 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 9 (12.50%) Selenium
16 9 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
18 7 (9.72%) HTTPS
18 7 (9.72%) C#
18 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.78%) SAP MM
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.78%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Visual Studio
1 15 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner
3 5 (6.94%) TestDirector
3 5 (6.94%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.39%) Toad
6 1 (1.39%) TestPartner
6 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.39%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.39%) Appium
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Automotive
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Analyst
2 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Test Leader
4 11 (15.28%) Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Junior
5 8 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Software Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Software Test Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Junior Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.56%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) SOAP
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) XML
3 3 (4.17%) XSL
3 3 (4.17%) Ajax
3 3 (4.17%) REST
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Scrum
3 20 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 17 (23.61%) Test Scripting
5 15 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 11 (15.28%) BDD
8 10 (13.89%) Test Management
9 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 7 (9.72%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.94%) SDLC
12 4 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
12 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
13 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 3 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) C
3 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (69.44%) ISTQB
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 10 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (43.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) HP
2 5 (6.94%) SAP
3 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) Capita
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
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Posted: 5 days ago