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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 109 76 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 41 69 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 2.85% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 7.57% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +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
950 912 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.77% 37.72% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 567 671 559
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 5 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 94 (73.44%) ISTQB
2 57 (44.53%) Finance
3 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (33.59%) HP Quality Center
5 38 (29.69%) QA
6 36 (28.13%) Degree
7 31 (24.22%) HP
8 30 (23.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 29 (22.66%) Test Management
9 29 (22.66%) Scrum
10 28 (21.88%) Software Testing
10 28 (21.88%) SQL
11 25 (19.53%) Test Strategy
11 25 (19.53%) Test Automation
12 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
13 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (16.41%) PRINCE2
15 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
15 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
15 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
16 19 (14.84%) Test Scripting
16 19 (14.84%) LoadRunner
17 18 (14.06%) Windows
17 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
17 18 (14.06%) Selenium
17 18 (14.06%) Test Planning
18 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
18 17 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (13.28%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) HTTPS
2 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) LAN
3 2 (1.56%) WAN
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 19 (14.84%) LoadRunner
4 18 (14.06%) Selenium
5 15 (11.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (10.94%) TestDirector
7 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
7 10 (7.81%) Rational Performance Tester
8 5 (3.91%) WinRunner
9 4 (3.13%) JIRA
10 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.56%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.56%) MSTest
11 1 (0.78%) TestPartner
11 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.78%) Toad
11 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.78%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.78%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.78%) Appium
General
1 57 (44.53%) Finance
2 11 (8.59%) Banking
2 11 (8.59%) Retail
3 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (68.75%) Analyst
2 68 (53.13%) Test Analyst
3 26 (20.31%) Test Manager
4 20 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (15.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Business Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Tester
6 16 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 13 (10.16%) Lead Test Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Software Test Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) QA Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Performance Manager
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Software Test Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Junior
10 8 (6.25%) Performance Test Manager
11 7 (5.47%) Performance Tester
11 7 (5.47%) Quality Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) Middleware
2 5 (3.91%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) SOAP
3 2 (1.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.47%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.56%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Windows
2 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.56%) UNIX
5 2 (1.56%) Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Android
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Scrum
2 29 (22.66%) Test Management
3 28 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 25 (19.53%) Test Automation
4 25 (19.53%) Test Strategy
5 21 (16.41%) PRINCE2
6 19 (14.84%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.06%) Test Planning
8 17 (13.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (13.28%) Business Analysis
9 13 (10.16%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.59%) Automation Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Performance Testing
11 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.81%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.25%) BDD
14 7 (5.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) C#
3 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.47%) C
4 2 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 94 (73.44%) ISTQB
2 36 (28.13%) Degree
3 30 (23.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.34%) APMP
9 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.47%) vSphere
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (33.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.34%) Netcool
2 3 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) HP
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.16%) IBM
4 7 (5.47%) VMware
5 3 (2.34%) Capita
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) McAfee
5 3 (2.34%) Citrix
5 3 (2.34%) Veritas
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago