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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 113 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.37% 1.25% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.83% 3.52% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 69 26 39
Average salary £37,500 £47,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.46% +40.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1043 881 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.38% 35.62% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 594 626 616
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 24 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Reading

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 94 (50.27%) ISTQB
2 82 (43.85%) Finance
3 78 (41.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 76 (40.64%) Software Testing
5 69 (36.90%) Security Cleared
6 66 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 66 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
7 62 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (32.09%) QA
9 54 (28.88%) Retail
10 49 (26.20%) Windows
11 47 (25.13%) Telecoms
11 47 (25.13%) Test Scripting
12 43 (22.99%) TestDirector
13 42 (22.46%) Test Management
14 36 (19.25%) Scrum
15 34 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
16 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (14.97%) Test Planning
18 26 (13.90%) Test Automation
19 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (13.37%) SQL
20 24 (12.83%) Test Strategy
20 24 (12.83%) User Acceptance Testing
21 23 (12.30%) Windows XP
21 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
22 21 (11.23%) Banking
22 21 (11.23%) SharePoint Server
22 21 (11.23%) WinRunner
23 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.23%) SharePoint Server
2 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Project
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) MVNO
2 2 (1.07%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (22.99%) TestDirector
2 34 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (11.23%) WinRunner
4 20 (10.70%) Selenium
5 8 (4.28%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.21%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.14%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.07%) JIRA
10 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 82 (43.85%) Finance
2 54 (28.88%) Retail
3 47 (25.13%) Telecoms
4 21 (11.23%) Banking
5 14 (7.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (59.89%) Analyst
2 93 (49.73%) Test Analyst
3 36 (19.25%) Test Manager
4 27 (14.44%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (12.30%) Consultant
6 20 (10.70%) Test Consultant
7 19 (10.16%) Tester
8 18 (9.63%) Business Analyst
9 16 (8.56%) Software Test Analyst
10 15 (8.02%) Test Engineer
11 14 (7.49%) Senior Business Analyst
12 13 (6.95%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (6.95%) Test Leader
13 12 (6.42%) Senior Architect
13 12 (6.42%) Software Test Engineer
13 12 (6.42%) Business Architect
13 12 (6.42%) Architect
13 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
14 11 (5.88%) Programme Manager
14 11 (5.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) .NET
2 5 (2.67%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) SOAP
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.95%) Clustering
3 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.14%) Open Source
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.20%) Windows
2 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (12.30%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.60%) UNIX
6 3 (1.60%) Linux
7 1 (0.53%) HPUX
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.64%) Software Testing
2 62 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.13%) Test Scripting
4 42 (22.46%) Test Management
5 36 (19.25%) Scrum
6 28 (14.97%) Test Planning
7 26 (13.90%) Test Automation
8 24 (12.83%) Test Strategy
8 24 (12.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.70%) PRINCE2
10 20 (10.70%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.63%) Project Management
12 16 (8.56%) Performance Testing
13 15 (8.02%) Integration Testing
13 15 (8.02%) Automated Testing
14 14 (7.49%) Software Distribution
14 14 (7.49%) Waterfall
15 13 (6.95%) V-Model
15 13 (6.95%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) SQL
2 14 (7.49%) C#
3 3 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) VB
4 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (50.27%) ISTQB
2 78 (41.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 69 (36.90%) Security Cleared
4 66 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (10.16%) DV Cleared
6 13 (6.95%) Degree
7 12 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (4.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (3.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) CISSP
10 1 (0.53%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (32.09%) QA
2 11 (5.88%) GAMP
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (8.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (7.49%) Netcool
4 12 (6.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (8.56%) HP
2 15 (8.02%) Citrix
3 13 (6.95%) Veritas
4 12 (6.42%) McAfee
5 10 (5.35%) Fujitsu
6 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.74%) Oracle
8 4 (2.14%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Capita
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