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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 103 130 108
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 574 452 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 2.09% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.08% 6.71% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 459 382 489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
7106 6732 7760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.85% 31.16% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5416 5414 6617
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,230 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +79 186 £39,250 -19.48% 15
Surrey -1 143 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Hampshire +6 79 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 76 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex -25 26 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Oxfordshire -7 21 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Kent -8 21 £36,500 +4.28%
West Sussex -9 17 £41,000 -2.38% 2
Middlesex - 5 £31,500 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 456 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (37.29%) ISTQB
3 377 (35.23%) Finance
4 297 (27.76%) Software Testing
5 292 (27.29%) SQL
6 250 (23.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 231 (21.59%) HP Quality Center
8 226 (21.12%) QA
9 224 (20.93%) Business Analysis
10 218 (20.37%) Test Scripting
11 215 (20.09%) Degree
12 207 (19.35%) Selenium
13 202 (18.88%) QuickTest Pro
14 190 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
15 185 (17.29%) Microsoft
16 175 (16.36%) Scrum
17 174 (16.26%) Windows
18 171 (15.98%) Telecoms
19 169 (15.79%) Test Automation
20 167 (15.61%) Test Management
21 165 (15.42%) Manual Testing
21 165 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 163 (15.23%) Retail
23 161 (15.05%) Waterfall
24 143 (13.36%) HP
25 137 (12.80%) PRINCE2
26 128 (11.96%) Project Management
27 124 (11.59%) Automated Testing
28 123 (11.50%) Oracle
29 118 (11.03%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 26 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (1.96%) IIS
4 14 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (0.75%) Drupal
7 7 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.56%) Apache
8 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.47%) JBoss
9 5 (0.47%) CMS
10 3 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.19%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.19%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.093%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.093%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 88 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 48 (4.49%) MS Project
2 48 (4.49%) MS Office
3 27 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) JDE OneWorld
2 9 (0.84%) MFGPRO
3 7 (0.65%) Maximo
3 7 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.093%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.093%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.093%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.59%) SaaS
2 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.19%) IaaS
3 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.40%) LAN
2 15 (1.40%) WAN
3 12 (1.12%) DNS
3 12 (1.12%) Firewall
4 11 (1.03%) HTTP
4 11 (1.03%) LDAP
5 10 (0.93%) SMS
5 10 (0.93%) ISUP
5 10 (0.93%) INAP
5 10 (0.93%) SS7
5 10 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 8 (0.75%) MVNO
7 7 (0.65%) CTI
7 7 (0.65%) LTE
7 7 (0.65%) 4G
8 6 (0.56%) Internet
9 4 (0.37%) Network Security
10 3 (0.28%) VPN
10 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.23%) MySQL
3 23 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 13 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.28%) MS Access
10 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.28%) Big Data
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.093%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.093%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 207 (19.35%) Selenium
2 202 (18.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 64 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (5.70%) TestDirector
5 56 (5.23%) JIRA
6 51 (4.77%) WebDriver
7 41 (3.83%) LoadRunner
8 38 (3.55%) JMeter
9 35 (3.27%) Cucumber
10 32 (2.99%) SoapUI
11 29 (2.71%) WinRunner
12 28 (2.62%) Visual Studio
12 28 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.87%) Ranorex
14 19 (1.78%) Git (software)
15 18 (1.68%) Ant
16 16 (1.50%) FitNesse
17 15 (1.40%) TestComplete
18 14 (1.31%) Jenkins
19 12 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 377 (35.23%) Finance
2 171 (15.98%) Telecoms
3 163 (15.23%) Retail
4 101 (9.44%) Banking
5 39 (3.64%) Advertising
6 35 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (1.40%) Billing
8 14 (1.31%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.21%) Marketing
10 7 (0.65%) Back Office
10 7 (0.65%) Law
11 6 (0.56%) Legal
11 6 (0.56%) Military
12 5 (0.47%) Front Office
12 5 (0.47%) Automotive
13 4 (0.37%) Games
14 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.093%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 614 (57.38%) Analyst
2 329 (30.75%) Test Analyst
3 258 (24.11%) Business Analyst
4 202 (18.88%) Tester
5 119 (11.12%) Senior Analyst
6 111 (10.37%) Software Tester
7 94 (8.79%) Test Engineer
8 80 (7.48%) Test Manager
9 60 (5.61%) Senior Business Analyst
10 55 (5.14%) Consultant
11 54 (5.05%) Senior Test Analyst
12 49 (4.58%) Senior Tester
13 44 (4.11%) QA Analyst
14 41 (3.83%) Test Consultant
15 38 (3.55%) Software Engineer
15 38 (3.55%) Test Leader
16 36 (3.36%) Software Test Analyst
16 36 (3.36%) Project Manager
17 35 (3.27%) Software Test Engineer
18 32 (2.99%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.16%) XML
2 92 (8.60%) Web Services
3 83 (7.76%) .NET
4 70 (6.54%) SOAP
5 34 (3.18%) HTML
6 31 (2.90%) J2EE
7 22 (2.06%) WSDL
7 22 (2.06%) XSD
8 11 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 10 (0.93%) JSP
9 10 (0.93%) Rendezvous
10 8 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.75%) WCF
10 8 (0.75%) LAMP
11 7 (0.65%) Middleware
11 7 (0.65%) Gherkin
12 6 (0.56%) CGI
12 6 (0.56%) XSLT
12 6 (0.56%) CSS
13 4 (0.37%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.61%) Life Science
3 59 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.55%) FMCG
5 37 (3.46%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.99%) Chemistry
7 26 (2.43%) Biology
8 24 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 23 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.78%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.31%) Clustering
12 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.21%) Open Source
13 10 (0.93%) Biotechnology
13 10 (0.93%) IVR
14 9 (0.84%) Statistics
15 7 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
15 7 (0.65%) User Experience
16 6 (0.56%) AS400
16 6 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 174 (16.26%) Windows
2 88 (8.22%) UNIX
3 82 (7.66%) Linux
4 62 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 53 (4.95%) Windows XP
6 52 (4.86%) Solaris
7 31 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (2.62%) Mac OS X
9 24 (2.24%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.65%) Android
14 6 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.19%) HPUX
18 1 (0.093%) AIX
18 1 (0.093%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (27.76%) Software Testing
3 224 (20.93%) Business Analysis
4 218 (20.37%) Test Scripting
5 190 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 175 (16.36%) Scrum
7 169 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 167 (15.61%) Test Management
9 165 (15.42%) Manual Testing
9 165 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 161 (15.05%) Waterfall
11 137 (12.80%) PRINCE2
12 128 (11.96%) Project Management
13 124 (11.59%) Automated Testing
14 108 (10.09%) UML
15 105 (9.81%) Test Planning
16 99 (9.25%) Regression Testing
17 88 (8.22%) Use Case
18 81 (7.57%) Automation Testing
19 77 (7.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 292 (27.29%) SQL
2 99 (9.25%) Java
3 91 (8.50%) C#
4 43 (4.02%) PL/SQL
5 28 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.96%) VB
7 20 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 19 (1.78%) Perl
9 17 (1.59%) C++
10 15 (1.40%) VBScript
11 14 (1.31%) Ruby
12 13 (1.21%) Python
13 10 (0.93%) PHP
14 8 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.65%) C
16 6 (0.56%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.093%) Jython
17 1 (0.093%) VB6
17 1 (0.093%) Korn
17 1 (0.093%) XPath
Qualifications
1 399 (37.29%) ISTQB
2 250 (23.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 215 (20.09%) Degree
4 116 (10.84%) Security Cleared
5 98 (9.16%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.34%) PhD
7 23 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 23 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
8 21 (1.96%) IIBA
9 20 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 17 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 16 (1.50%) CBAP
11 16 (1.50%) APMP
12 12 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.65%) CISSP
13 7 (0.65%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.56%) PMP
15 3 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.28%) CITP
15 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (21.12%) QA
2 14 (1.31%) GAMP
3 10 (0.93%) GLP
4 5 (0.47%) SLA
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.93%) NFS
5 9 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.56%) vSphere
7 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.19%) UAG
8 2 (0.19%) Firmware
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.093%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 231 (21.59%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.68%) Netcool
2 18 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Nessus
6 1 (0.093%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.093%) OpenView
6 1 (0.093%) Control-M
6 1 (0.093%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.093%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.093%) Opsview
6 1 (0.093%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 143 (13.36%) HP
3 123 (11.50%) Oracle
4 28 (2.62%) VMware
5 25 (2.34%) Citrix
6 21 (1.96%) Fujitsu
7 14 (1.31%) Veritas
8 13 (1.21%) McAfee
9 12 (1.12%) SAP
9 12 (1.12%) TIBCO
9 12 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.03%) IBM
11 9 (0.84%) QAD
11 9 (0.84%) NetApp
12 6 (0.56%) Qualys
12 6 (0.56%) Redknee
13 4 (0.37%) Syclo
13 4 (0.37%) Cognos
13 4 (0.37%) FatWire
14 3 (0.28%) Mitel
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
CDK Group
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago