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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 119 61 98
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +37
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 84 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 3.49% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 8.45% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
824 994 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.11% 41.31% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 565 677 686
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 £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 59 (71.08%) ISTQB
2 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.17%) Finance
4 34 (40.96%) QA
5 27 (32.53%) Degree
5 27 (32.53%) Scrum
6 21 (25.30%) SQL
6 21 (25.30%) Software Testing
7 18 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
8 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
8 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
8 17 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
9 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
10 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
10 15 (18.07%) Business Analysis
10 15 (18.07%) PRINCE2
11 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (15.66%) HP
12 13 (15.66%) Test Management
12 13 (15.66%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (14.46%) BDD
13 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
14 11 (13.25%) Automation Testing
15 10 (12.05%) LoadRunner
15 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
15 10 (12.05%) Selenium
16 9 (10.84%) Windows

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Project
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) HTTPS
2 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
1 17 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.05%) LoadRunner
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 6 (7.23%) TestDirector
4 5 (6.02%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.20%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.20%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.20%) Appium
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.20%) Toad
7 1 (1.20%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.20%) TestPartner
General
1 35 (42.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Automotive
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Analyst
2 39 (46.99%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Test Leader
4 15 (18.07%) Business Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (14.46%) Test Manager
7 11 (13.25%) Tester
8 9 (10.84%) QA Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Junior
9 7 (8.43%) Junior Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Lead Test Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Quality Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Software Manager
10 6 (7.23%) Software Test Manager
10 6 (7.23%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Junior Business Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) .NET
3 3 (3.61%) SOAP
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) XSL
5 1 (1.20%) Ajax
5 1 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Replication
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Scrum
3 21 (25.30%) Software Testing
4 18 (21.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
5 16 (19.28%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.07%) Business Analysis
6 15 (18.07%) PRINCE2
7 13 (15.66%) Test Management
8 12 (14.46%) Test Strategy
8 12 (14.46%) BDD
9 11 (13.25%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Test Planning
10 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.02%) SDLC
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.02%) Performance Testing
11 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) C#
3 5 (6.02%) C
3 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.61%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (71.08%) ISTQB
2 27 (32.53%) Degree
3 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) APMP
7 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) HP
3 8 (9.64%) IBM
4 6 (7.23%) Capita
5 5 (6.02%) VMware
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Cognos
8 1 (1.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago