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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 52 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 107 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.14% 1.27% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.28% 3.53% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 68 25 42
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,600 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
1041 879 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.26% 36.07% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 600 619 617
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 93 (51.10%) ISTQB
2 80 (43.96%) Finance
3 73 (40.11%) Software Testing
3 73 (40.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 69 (37.91%) Security Cleared
5 67 (36.81%) SC Cleared
6 66 (36.26%) HP Quality Center
7 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (31.32%) QA
9 53 (29.12%) Retail
10 48 (26.37%) Windows
11 47 (25.82%) Telecoms
12 46 (25.27%) Test Scripting
13 43 (23.63%) TestDirector
14 40 (21.98%) Test Management
15 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
15 34 (18.68%) Scrum
16 31 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (15.38%) Test Planning
18 27 (14.84%) Test Automation
19 24 (13.19%) SQL
19 24 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
19 24 (13.19%) Test Strategy
19 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
20 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
21 21 (11.54%) WinRunner
22 20 (10.99%) PRINCE2
22 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (6.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) MVNO
2 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (23.63%) TestDirector
2 34 (18.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (11.54%) WinRunner
4 19 (10.44%) Selenium
5 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.20%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.65%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.65%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.55%) JIRA
9 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 80 (43.96%) Finance
2 53 (29.12%) Retail
3 47 (25.82%) Telecoms
4 18 (9.89%) Banking
5 11 (6.04%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 107 (58.79%) Analyst
2 88 (48.35%) Test Analyst
3 36 (19.78%) Test Manager
4 26 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (10.99%) Consultant
6 18 (9.89%) Business Analyst
7 17 (9.34%) Tester
7 17 (9.34%) Test Consultant
8 16 (8.79%) Software Test Analyst
9 15 (8.24%) Test Engineer
10 14 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
11 13 (7.14%) Test Leader
12 12 (6.59%) Senior Architect
12 12 (6.59%) Architect
12 12 (6.59%) Software Engineer
12 12 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (6.59%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (6.59%) Business Architect
13 11 (6.04%) Programme Test Manager
13 11 (6.04%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.30%) .NET
2 4 (2.20%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) SOAP
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.59%) Clustering
3 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.20%) Open Source
3 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.37%) Windows
2 31 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (12.64%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.20%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.65%) Linux
7 2 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.55%) Android
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.11%) Software Testing
2 59 (32.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.27%) Test Scripting
4 40 (21.98%) Test Management
5 34 (18.68%) Scrum
6 28 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 27 (14.84%) Test Automation
8 24 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (13.19%) Test Strategy
9 23 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.99%) PRINCE2
10 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.89%) Project Management
12 17 (9.34%) Performance Testing
13 16 (8.79%) Integration Testing
14 15 (8.24%) Software Distribution
15 14 (7.69%) Waterfall
15 14 (7.69%) Automated Testing
16 13 (7.14%) BPMN
16 13 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.19%) SQL
2 13 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (1.65%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.55%) C++
4 1 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (51.10%) ISTQB
2 73 (40.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 69 (37.91%) Security Cleared
4 67 (36.81%) SC Cleared
5 20 (10.99%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.69%) Degree
7 12 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (4.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (3.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.55%) CISA
10 1 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (31.32%) QA
2 11 (6.04%) GAMP
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (36.26%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (8.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (7.69%) Netcool
4 11 (6.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.55%) Opsview
Vendors
1 17 (9.34%) HP
2 14 (7.69%) Citrix
3 12 (6.59%) Veritas
3 12 (6.59%) Fujitsu
4 11 (6.04%) McAfee
5 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.30%) Oracle
7 4 (2.20%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Capita
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago