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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 107 130
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 74 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.28% 1.15% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 3.10% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 21 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
1009 807 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 44.67% 37.05% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 610 586 504
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,300
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 6 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 120 (65.57%) ISTQB
2 77 (42.08%) Finance
3 72 (39.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 67 (36.61%) HP Quality Center
5 58 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (31.69%) Software Testing
6 52 (28.42%) QA
7 51 (27.87%) Test Management
8 41 (22.40%) Scrum
9 38 (20.77%) SQL
9 38 (20.77%) Test Scripting
10 37 (20.22%) Security Cleared
10 37 (20.22%) Windows
11 34 (18.58%) HP
12 33 (18.03%) Retail
12 33 (18.03%) Test Automation
13 32 (17.49%) Banking
13 32 (17.49%) QuickTest Pro
14 31 (16.94%) TestDirector
14 31 (16.94%) Telecoms
14 31 (16.94%) Degree
15 29 (15.85%) Test Strategy
16 27 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (13.66%) Aerospace
18 24 (13.11%) MS Excel
19 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (12.02%) Test Planning
19 22 (12.02%) Selenium
19 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
20 21 (11.48%) LoadRunner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (11.48%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.37%) HTTPS
1 8 (4.37%) MVNO
2 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.64%) DNS
3 3 (1.64%) LAN
3 3 (1.64%) WAN
3 3 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (17.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (16.94%) TestDirector
3 22 (12.02%) Selenium
4 21 (11.48%) LoadRunner
5 18 (9.84%) WinRunner
5 18 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (9.29%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.56%) Cucumber
8 10 (5.46%) Rational Performance Tester
9 7 (3.83%) JIRA
10 3 (1.64%) MSTest
10 3 (1.64%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.09%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.55%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.55%) Appium
12 1 (0.55%) TestPartner
12 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 77 (42.08%) Finance
2 33 (18.03%) Retail
3 32 (17.49%) Banking
4 31 (16.94%) Telecoms
5 25 (13.66%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 120 (65.57%) Analyst
2 106 (57.92%) Test Analyst
3 37 (20.22%) Test Manager
4 29 (15.85%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (14.75%) Senior Test Analyst
6 24 (13.11%) Consultant
7 23 (12.57%) Tester
7 23 (12.57%) Test Consultant
8 17 (9.29%) Software Test Analyst
8 17 (9.29%) Test Leader
9 14 (7.65%) Business Analyst
10 12 (6.56%) Lead Test Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Senior Tester
11 8 (4.37%) Software Tester
11 8 (4.37%) Management Consultant
11 8 (4.37%) Performance Tester
11 8 (4.37%) Performance Test Manager
11 8 (4.37%) Performance Manager
12 7 (3.83%) QA Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.46%) Middleware
2 3 (1.64%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) SOAP
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.56%) Clustering
4 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.28%) Replication
6 3 (1.64%) Open Source
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.22%) Windows
2 22 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (11.48%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.73%) UNIX
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.09%) Android
6 2 (1.09%) Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (31.69%) Software Testing
2 51 (27.87%) Test Management
3 41 (22.40%) Scrum
4 38 (20.77%) Test Scripting
5 33 (18.03%) Test Automation
6 29 (15.85%) Test Strategy
7 22 (12.02%) Test Planning
8 20 (10.93%) Performance Testing
9 16 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (8.74%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.20%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.65%) Automation Testing
11 14 (7.65%) Business Analysis
12 13 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (6.01%) Manual Testing
14 10 (5.46%) Knowledge Management
14 10 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.92%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.77%) SQL
2 9 (4.92%) C#
3 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.28%) C
4 1 (0.55%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (65.57%) ISTQB
2 72 (39.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 37 (20.22%) Security Cleared
4 31 (16.94%) Degree
5 22 (12.02%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.19%) VCP4
8 4 (2.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (28.42%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.28%) vSphere
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (36.61%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (6.56%) Netcool
2 12 (6.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) HP
2 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.10%) IBM
4 12 (6.56%) McAfee
4 12 (6.56%) Citrix
4 12 (6.56%) Veritas
5 6 (3.28%) VMware
6 5 (2.73%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.64%) Capita
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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