The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 177 171 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -47
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 331 398 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.85% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 5.91% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 277 316 449
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6032 6732 7803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.23% 31.35% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4881 5045 6172
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISEB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ISEB Salary Trend in the South East

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the South East

ISEB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -28 74 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Berkshire -39 63 £43,250 -8.94% 3
Hampshire +24 60 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Kent +9 39 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 32 £38,750 -13.88% 4
East Sussex +26 25 £35,000 -20.45% 3
West Sussex -4 19 £37,500 -14.77% 1
Oxfordshire +1 17 £37,500 -1.31% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 352 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (48.20%) ISTQB
3 273 (44.75%) Finance
4 196 (32.13%) QA
5 194 (31.80%) Software Testing
6 175 (28.69%) SDLC
7 162 (26.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 162 (26.56%) Regression Testing
8 151 (24.75%) Test Scripting
9 142 (23.28%) Degree
10 139 (22.79%) Scrum
11 132 (21.64%) SQL
12 129 (21.15%) Business Analysis
13 125 (20.49%) Automated Testing
14 114 (18.69%) Selenium
15 112 (18.36%) Waterfall
16 111 (18.20%) Manual Testing
17 110 (18.03%) Test Strategy
18 107 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 98 (16.07%) Functional Testing
20 96 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
21 91 (14.92%) C#
22 90 (14.75%) HP
23 83 (13.61%) Test Automation
24 78 (12.79%) Java
25 76 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
26 72 (11.80%) Project Management
26 72 (11.80%) JIRA
26 72 (11.80%) System Integration Testing
27 71 (11.64%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 28 (4.59%) IIS
2 15 (2.46%) Confluence
3 13 (2.13%) CICS
3 13 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.48%) CMS
5 6 (0.98%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.66%) Drupal
6 4 (0.66%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 25 (4.10%) MS Office
4 16 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.48%) MS Project
6 5 (0.82%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.66%) BASE24
3 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Primavera
4 2 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.15%) SaaS
2 4 (0.66%) Sage Pay
3 3 (0.49%) AdWords
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.30%) VoIP
2 11 (1.80%) Internet
3 9 (1.48%) SMS
4 8 (1.31%) ATM
5 7 (1.15%) 4G
5 7 (1.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.98%) GSM
6 6 (0.98%) UMTS
7 5 (0.82%) DNS
7 5 (0.82%) Firewall
7 5 (0.82%) LTE
8 4 (0.66%) 2G
8 4 (0.66%) 3G
8 4 (0.66%) LAN
9 3 (0.49%) 802.15
9 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.49%) IPsec
9 3 (0.49%) ISUP
9 3 (0.49%) SS7
9 3 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.13%) DataStage
4 12 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.31%) DB2
7 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.98%) MySQL
9 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.66%) QlikView
11 3 (0.49%) Big Data
12 2 (0.33%) HBase
12 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 114 (18.69%) Selenium
2 72 (11.80%) JIRA
3 49 (8.03%) WebDriver
4 44 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (6.39%) HP UFT
6 29 (4.75%) Visual Studio
7 27 (4.43%) Cucumber
8 25 (4.10%) JMeter
9 23 (3.77%) SpecFlow
10 21 (3.44%) JUnit
11 17 (2.79%) Selenium IDE
12 16 (2.62%) LoadRunner
13 14 (2.30%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.30%) NUnit
14 13 (2.13%) InstallShield
14 13 (2.13%) TestNG
15 12 (1.97%) SoapUI
15 12 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 10 (1.64%) TestDirector
17 7 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 273 (44.75%) Finance
2 58 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 50 (8.20%) Banking
4 23 (3.77%) Retail
5 18 (2.95%) Automotive
6 16 (2.62%) Marketing
7 13 (2.13%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.31%) Back Office
9 6 (0.98%) Electronics
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 363 (59.51%) Analyst
2 208 (34.10%) Test Analyst
3 133 (21.80%) Business Analyst
4 107 (17.54%) Tester
5 59 (9.67%) Automation Tester
6 56 (9.18%) Automation Test Analyst
7 55 (9.02%) Test Engineer
8 52 (8.52%) Software Analyst
9 48 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
10 43 (7.05%) Senior Test Analyst
11 39 (6.39%) Agile Business Analyst
11 39 (6.39%) QA Analyst
12 37 (6.07%) QA Engineer
13 35 (5.74%) Manual Test Analyst
14 34 (5.57%) Agile Test Analyst
14 34 (5.57%) Test Manager
15 31 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
15 31 (5.08%) Software Test Analyst
16 26 (4.26%) Test Leader
17 25 (4.10%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.49%) .NET
2 58 (9.51%) XML
3 49 (8.03%) HTML
4 25 (4.10%) Web Services
5 22 (3.61%) Gherkin
6 13 (2.13%) CSS
7 10 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 10 (1.64%) XML Schema
8 9 (1.48%) Ajax
8 9 (1.48%) Flash
8 9 (1.48%) HTML5
8 9 (1.48%) Middleware
9 6 (0.98%) XHTML
10 5 (0.82%) Spring
11 4 (0.66%) Behat
11 4 (0.66%) J2EE
11 4 (0.66%) LAMP
12 3 (0.49%) DOM
12 3 (0.49%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.36%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.43%) AS400
3 24 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.93%) Mathematics
3 24 (3.93%) User Experience
4 23 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 16 (2.62%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.13%) VSAM
7 12 (1.97%) Social Media
8 11 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.80%) Statistics
9 9 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.48%) PMI
10 8 (1.31%) iSeries
11 6 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.82%) Contactless
12 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.66%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.66%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.90%) Windows
2 34 (5.57%) Linux
3 19 (3.11%) Unix
4 15 (2.46%) Android
5 13 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.13%) Solaris
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (57.70%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (31.80%) Software Testing
3 175 (28.69%) SDLC
4 162 (26.56%) Regression Testing
4 162 (26.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 151 (24.75%) Test Scripting
6 139 (22.79%) Scrum
7 129 (21.15%) Business Analysis
8 125 (20.49%) Automated Testing
9 112 (18.36%) Waterfall
10 111 (18.20%) Manual Testing
11 110 (18.03%) Test Strategy
12 98 (16.07%) Functional Testing
13 83 (13.61%) Test Automation
14 76 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (11.80%) Project Management
15 72 (11.80%) System Integration Testing
16 71 (11.64%) Integration Testing
17 70 (11.48%) BDD
17 70 (11.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 132 (21.64%) SQL
2 91 (14.92%) C#
3 78 (12.79%) Java
4 32 (5.25%) C++
5 28 (4.59%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.43%) C
7 22 (3.61%) Python
8 21 (3.44%) COBOL
8 21 (3.44%) Perl
9 20 (3.28%) Ruby
10 15 (2.46%) VB
11 13 (2.13%) JCL
12 11 (1.80%) PHP
13 10 (1.64%) VBScript
14 9 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.66%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.66%) Groovy
17 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 294 (48.20%) ISTQB
2 142 (23.28%) Degree
3 107 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 11 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.64%) APMP
7 10 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.66%) CCNA
9 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.66%) HND
9 4 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.49%) CBAP
10 3 (0.49%) IIBA
10 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCP
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
12 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (32.13%) QA
2 10 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.66%) CRD IV
3 4 (0.66%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.16%) vCloud
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) XenApp
1 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 96 (15.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (14.75%) HP
2 62 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.70%) Oracle
4 16 (2.62%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.46%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.13%) Cognos
7 12 (1.97%) MKS
7 12 (1.97%) TOWER Software
8 9 (1.48%) Cadence
9 8 (1.31%) Hyperion
10 7 (1.15%) CODA
10 7 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.98%) SAP
11 6 (0.98%) Thunderhead
12 5 (0.82%) Tableau
13 4 (0.66%) Sage
13 4 (0.66%) TSYS
13 4 (0.66%) VeriFone
13 4 (0.66%) VMware
13 4 (0.66%) VocaLink
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TDA Group
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Union Street
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 23 days ago