The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 44 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 20 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.08% 0.82% 4.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.93% 2.50% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 26
Average salary £49,500 £39,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.52% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £48,350 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 200 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 37.35% 32.63% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 161 154 190
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

ISEB
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Slough region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Slough

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Slough

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 31 (68.89%) Telecoms
2 30 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (57.78%) Scrum
5 21 (46.67%) Finance
6 18 (40.00%) Advertising
6 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (40.00%) Java
6 18 (40.00%) Business Analysis
7 17 (37.78%) Banking
7 17 (37.78%) Retail
7 17 (37.78%) BPMN
7 17 (37.78%) FMCG
7 17 (37.78%) Waterfall
7 17 (37.78%) Use Case
7 17 (37.78%) User Stories
7 17 (37.78%) UML
7 17 (37.78%) Project Management
7 17 (37.78%) Change Management
8 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (31.11%) DNS
10 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
11 13 (28.89%) SMS
11 13 (28.89%) HTTP
11 13 (28.89%) NFS
11 13 (28.89%) Solaris
11 13 (28.89%) Linux

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
1 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 13 (28.89%) LDAP
2 13 (28.89%) SMS
2 13 (28.89%) SS7
2 13 (28.89%) ISUP
2 13 (28.89%) INAP
2 13 (28.89%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) 2G
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.22%) ATM
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Capybara
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (68.89%) Telecoms
2 21 (46.67%) Finance
3 18 (40.00%) Advertising
4 17 (37.78%) Banking
4 17 (37.78%) Retail
5 4 (8.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 14 (31.11%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) SOAP
1 13 (28.89%) XML
1 13 (28.89%) Rendezvous
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) FMCG
2 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (28.89%) IVR
3 13 (28.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) UNIX
1 13 (28.89%) Solaris
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
1 13 (28.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) Scrum
4 18 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (37.78%) Change Management
5 17 (37.78%) UML
5 17 (37.78%) Project Management
5 17 (37.78%) Use Case
5 17 (37.78%) BPMN
5 17 (37.78%) Waterfall
5 17 (37.78%) User Stories
6 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) People Management
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Perl
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) Netcool
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Red Hat
1 13 (28.89%) TIBCO
2 9 (20.00%) Citrix
2 9 (20.00%) Redknee
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Amdocs