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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 94 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.95% 1.07% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.41% 2.82% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,800 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
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
999 885 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.96% 37.90% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 574 610 509
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,675 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 128 (61.84%) ISTQB
2 92 (44.44%) Finance
3 89 (43.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 79 (38.16%) HP Quality Center
5 68 (32.85%) Software Testing
6 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (25.60%) QA
8 51 (24.64%) Test Management
9 42 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 42 (20.29%) Test Scripting
10 41 (19.81%) Security Cleared
11 40 (19.32%) HP
11 40 (19.32%) Retail
12 37 (17.87%) Scrum
12 37 (17.87%) Telecoms
12 37 (17.87%) Windows
12 37 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (17.39%) Test Strategy
14 35 (16.91%) SQL
15 34 (16.43%) Test Planning
15 34 (16.43%) Test Automation
16 32 (15.46%) TestDirector
17 31 (14.98%) Banking
18 30 (14.49%) SC Cleared
19 25 (12.08%) Aerospace
19 25 (12.08%) Selenium
20 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (11.59%) Degree
21 23 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
21 23 (11.11%) Windows XP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 23 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) MVNO
2 5 (2.42%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.45%) LAN
3 3 (1.45%) WAN
3 3 (1.45%) HTTP
3 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (20.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 32 (15.46%) TestDirector
3 25 (12.08%) Selenium
4 21 (10.14%) WinRunner
5 17 (8.21%) LoadRunner
6 16 (7.73%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.31%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
10 6 (2.90%) JIRA
11 3 (1.45%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.45%) MSTest
12 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.97%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.48%) Subversion
13 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 92 (44.44%) Finance
2 40 (19.32%) Retail
3 37 (17.87%) Telecoms
4 31 (14.98%) Banking
5 25 (12.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 134 (64.73%) Analyst
2 117 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 43 (20.77%) Test Manager
4 30 (14.49%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (13.04%) Consultant
6 25 (12.08%) Test Consultant
7 24 (11.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 23 (11.11%) Tester
9 17 (8.21%) Business Analyst
9 17 (8.21%) Software Test Analyst
10 13 (6.28%) Test Engineer
11 12 (5.80%) Test Leader
12 11 (5.31%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (5.31%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.83%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (4.83%) QA Analyst
14 9 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
14 9 (4.35%) Software Tester
15 8 (3.86%) Senior Tester
15 8 (3.86%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (0.97%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) SOAP
3 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) Clustering
3 11 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.45%) Open Source
5 3 (1.45%) Replication
6 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Windows
2 23 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 21 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.93%) UNIX
5 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.97%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.85%) Software Testing
2 58 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (24.64%) Test Management
4 42 (20.29%) Test Scripting
5 37 (17.87%) Scrum
6 36 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 34 (16.43%) Test Automation
7 34 (16.43%) Test Planning
8 24 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.14%) Performance Testing
10 19 (9.18%) PRINCE2
11 18 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 17 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (7.73%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.76%) V-Model
15 13 (6.28%) Automation Testing
15 13 (6.28%) Manual Testing
16 12 (5.80%) Change Management
16 12 (5.80%) Line Management
17 11 (5.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.91%) SQL
2 8 (3.86%) C#
3 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.45%) C
4 2 (0.97%) Java
5 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (61.84%) ISTQB
2 89 (43.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 41 (19.81%) Security Cleared
4 30 (14.49%) SC Cleared
5 24 (11.59%) Degree
6 12 (5.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.93%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.97%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (25.60%) QA
2 11 (5.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 79 (38.16%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (7.25%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (7.25%) Netcool
2 15 (7.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (19.32%) HP
2 15 (7.25%) Citrix
2 15 (7.25%) Veritas
2 15 (7.25%) McAfee
3 12 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.31%) IBM
5 5 (2.42%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.45%) VMware
6 3 (1.45%) Capita
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle
8 1 (0.48%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5 % Pension, Health, Life Ass
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago