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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 107 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 1.37% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 3.68% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 66 29 19
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,600 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,900 £36,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1124 952 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.30% 37.38% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 584 640 576
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,460
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £68,100
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 19 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 114 (57.58%) ISTQB
2 94 (47.47%) Finance
3 85 (42.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 77 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
5 69 (34.85%) Software Testing
6 62 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (26.26%) Test Management
8 51 (25.76%) Security Cleared
9 49 (24.75%) Retail
10 48 (24.24%) Telecoms
10 48 (24.24%) QA
11 47 (23.74%) Windows
12 42 (21.21%) SC Cleared
12 42 (21.21%) QuickTest Pro
12 42 (21.21%) Test Scripting
13 41 (20.71%) TestDirector
14 39 (19.70%) Scrum
15 35 (17.68%) SQL
16 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (16.16%) Test Automation
18 31 (15.66%) Test Planning
19 29 (14.65%) Banking
20 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (13.13%) Test Strategy
23 25 (12.63%) HP
24 23 (11.62%) Selenium
24 23 (11.62%) WinRunner
25 22 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
25 22 (11.11%) Windows XP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 16 (8.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) MVNO
2 3 (1.52%) DNS
2 3 (1.52%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.52%) LAN
2 3 (1.52%) WAN
2 3 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (21.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 41 (20.71%) TestDirector
3 23 (11.62%) WinRunner
3 23 (11.62%) Selenium
4 12 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.05%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.05%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.03%) JIRA
8 3 (1.52%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.52%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (1.52%) MSTest
9 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.01%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.01%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.51%) Subversion
10 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 94 (47.47%) Finance
2 49 (24.75%) Retail
3 48 (24.24%) Telecoms
4 29 (14.65%) Banking
5 21 (10.61%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (63.64%) Analyst
2 106 (53.54%) Test Analyst
3 37 (18.69%) Test Manager
4 29 (14.65%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (13.64%) Consultant
6 25 (12.63%) Test Consultant
7 22 (11.11%) Tester
8 20 (10.10%) Senior Test Analyst
9 19 (9.60%) Business Analyst
10 17 (8.59%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (7.07%) Test Leader
12 13 (6.57%) Test Engineer
13 11 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (5.56%) Software Engineer
14 10 (5.05%) Software Tester
15 9 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
15 9 (4.55%) Business Architect
15 9 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
15 9 (4.55%) Architect
15 9 (4.55%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.52%) Web Services
2 3 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.08%) Clustering
3 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.03%) Open Source
5 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.74%) Windows
2 28 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.02%) UNIX
6 3 (1.52%) Android
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.52%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.85%) Software Testing
2 62 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (26.26%) Test Management
4 42 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 39 (19.70%) Scrum
6 32 (16.16%) Test Automation
7 31 (15.66%) Test Planning
8 27 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (13.13%) Test Strategy
10 21 (10.61%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.09%) Performance Testing
12 16 (8.08%) PRINCE2
12 16 (8.08%) V-Model
13 15 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.07%) Manual Testing
14 14 (7.07%) Waterfall
15 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.57%) Project Management
16 12 (6.06%) Automated Testing
16 12 (6.06%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) SQL
2 9 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 114 (57.58%) ISTQB
2 85 (42.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 51 (25.76%) Security Cleared
4 42 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.09%) Degree
6 14 (7.07%) DV Cleared
7 12 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISA
10 1 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (24.24%) QA
2 11 (5.56%) GAMP
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.08%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (8.08%) Netcool
2 16 (8.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (12.63%) HP
2 16 (8.08%) Citrix
2 16 (8.08%) Veritas
2 16 (8.08%) McAfee
3 11 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.03%) Fujitsu
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle
5 4 (2.02%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Tableau
6 1 (0.51%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) VMware
6 1 (0.51%) Capita
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