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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 58 98 82
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 91 39 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.62% 1.70% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.95% 4.52% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 63 29 50
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +44.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
1017 862 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.44% 37.61% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 628 637 603
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 89 (49.72%) ISTQB
2 78 (43.58%) Finance
3 70 (39.11%) Security Cleared
4 68 (37.99%) SC Cleared
5 67 (37.43%) Software Testing
6 64 (35.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 62 (34.64%) QA
8 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (31.28%) HP Quality Center
10 49 (27.37%) Retail
11 42 (23.46%) Test Scripting
12 40 (22.35%) Windows
13 38 (21.23%) Telecoms
14 36 (20.11%) TestDirector
15 32 (17.88%) Test Management
16 31 (17.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (17.32%) Test Planning
17 28 (15.64%) Scrum
18 27 (15.08%) Test Automation
19 26 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (14.53%) Test Strategy
19 26 (14.53%) Business Analysis
19 26 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (13.97%) PRINCE2
21 24 (13.41%) QuickTest Pro
21 24 (13.41%) Project Management
22 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
23 22 (12.29%) Selenium
24 20 (11.17%) DV Cleared
24 20 (11.17%) C#

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (7.82%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.56%) MVNO
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (20.11%) TestDirector
2 24 (13.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (12.29%) Selenium
4 14 (7.82%) WinRunner
5 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.23%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.68%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 78 (43.58%) Finance
2 49 (27.37%) Retail
3 38 (21.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 109 (60.89%) Analyst
2 82 (45.81%) Test Analyst
3 34 (18.99%) Test Manager
4 26 (14.53%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (13.41%) Business Analyst
6 20 (11.17%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (9.50%) Junior
7 17 (9.50%) Junior Test Analyst
7 17 (9.50%) Junior Analyst
8 16 (8.94%) Programme Test Manager
8 16 (8.94%) Tester
8 16 (8.94%) Programme Manager
9 13 (7.26%) Test Engineer
10 12 (6.70%) Business Architect
10 12 (6.70%) Architect
10 12 (6.70%) Software Test Analyst
10 12 (6.70%) Senior Architect
11 10 (5.59%) QA Analyst
11 10 (5.59%) Test Leader
11 10 (5.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) .NET
2 4 (2.23%) Web Services
3 2 (1.12%) SOAP
3 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.35%) Clustering
3 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.23%) Open Source
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.35%) Windows
2 26 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (9.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.79%) Linux
4 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.23%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.12%) UNIX
7 1 (0.56%) HPUX
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.43%) Software Testing
2 59 (32.96%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.46%) Test Scripting
4 32 (17.88%) Test Management
5 31 (17.32%) Test Planning
5 31 (17.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (15.64%) Scrum
7 27 (15.08%) Test Automation
8 26 (14.53%) Test Strategy
8 26 (14.53%) Business Analysis
9 25 (13.97%) PRINCE2
10 24 (13.41%) Project Management
11 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.61%) Integration Testing
13 15 (8.38%) ITIL
13 15 (8.38%) Programme Management
13 15 (8.38%) Automated Testing
14 14 (7.82%) Risk Management
14 14 (7.82%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.82%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.17%) C#
2 16 (8.94%) SQL
3 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) C++
4 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (49.72%) ISTQB
2 70 (39.11%) Security Cleared
3 68 (37.99%) SC Cleared
4 64 (35.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (11.17%) DV Cleared
6 17 (9.50%) Degree
7 16 (8.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (4.47%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (34.64%) QA
2 8 (4.47%) GAMP
3 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (31.28%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (5.03%) Netcool
4 5 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 19 (10.61%) HP
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.15%) Fujitsu
4 8 (4.47%) Citrix
5 6 (3.35%) Veritas
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle
5 6 (3.35%) IBM
6 5 (2.79%) McAfee
7 1 (0.56%) Capita
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