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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 174 115 151
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +36
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 345 538 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.66% 2.43% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 7.31% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 311 442 315
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
6504 7359 6714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.25% 33.23% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5210 5612 5417
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,395
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -23 90 £40,000 - 9
Hampshire +14 73 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Berkshire -58 57 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Buckinghamshire -22 53 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Sussex -9 22 £49,500 +30.26% 4
Kent -22 17 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire -11 14 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East Sussex -7 10 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Middlesex -4 2 £50,000 +58.73% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 363 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (47.24%) ISTQB
3 236 (31.76%) Finance
4 190 (25.57%) QA
5 186 (25.03%) Software Testing
6 177 (23.82%) SQL
7 163 (21.94%) Business Analysis
8 159 (21.40%) Degree
9 147 (19.78%) Scrum
10 134 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 134 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 130 (17.50%) Test Scripting
11 130 (17.50%) Waterfall
12 124 (16.69%) Selenium
13 120 (16.15%) Automated Testing
14 116 (15.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 111 (14.94%) SDLC
16 102 (13.73%) Manual Testing
17 100 (13.46%) SQL Server
17 100 (13.46%) Windows
18 98 (13.19%) PRINCE2
19 94 (12.65%) C#
20 85 (11.44%) Project Management
21 83 (11.17%) Java
21 83 (11.17%) MS Excel
22 82 (11.04%) Test Automation
23 76 (10.23%) Regression Testing
24 73 (9.83%) HP
24 73 (9.83%) HP Quality Center
25 72 (9.69%) User Stories

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (1.62%) SharePoint
1 12 (1.62%) Confluence
2 8 (1.08%) IIS
3 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.27%) Node.js
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 83 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.29%) MS Project
4 14 (1.88%) MS Office
5 13 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.40%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.54%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.40%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.69%) WAN
2 17 (2.29%) LAN
3 15 (2.02%) CTI
4 14 (1.88%) VoIP
5 7 (0.94%) Internet
6 5 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.67%) SAN
7 4 (0.54%) VPN
7 4 (0.54%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.40%) Firewall
8 3 (0.40%) LTE
8 3 (0.40%) MPLS
8 3 (0.40%) GSM
8 3 (0.40%) HTTP
8 3 (0.40%) UMTS
9 2 (0.27%) LDAP
10 1 (0.13%) CDMA
10 1 (0.13%) GPRS
10 1 (0.13%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.29%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.02%) Big Data
4 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.27%) HBase
7 2 (0.27%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.27%) MySQL
8 1 (0.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 124 (16.69%) Selenium
2 64 (8.61%) JIRA
3 55 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (7.00%) HP UFT
5 34 (4.58%) WebDriver
6 23 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 16 (2.15%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.15%) LoadRunner
9 14 (1.88%) JMeter
10 13 (1.75%) TestDirector
10 13 (1.75%) InstallShield
10 13 (1.75%) JUnit
11 10 (1.35%) Subversion
11 10 (1.35%) TestNG
12 9 (1.21%) Eclipse
12 9 (1.21%) Jenkins
13 8 (1.08%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 236 (31.76%) Finance
2 70 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.19%) Retail
4 45 (6.06%) Banking
5 30 (4.04%) Automotive
6 20 (2.69%) Advertising
7 17 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.02%) Aerospace
9 13 (1.75%) Law
10 12 (1.62%) Marketing
11 8 (1.08%) Electronics
11 8 (1.08%) Billing
12 7 (0.94%) Back Office
13 6 (0.81%) Legal
14 5 (0.67%) Front Office
15 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Local Government
16 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 433 (58.28%) Analyst
2 232 (31.22%) Test Analyst
3 176 (23.69%) Business Analyst
4 89 (11.98%) Tester
5 59 (7.94%) Test Manager
6 58 (7.81%) QA Analyst
7 50 (6.73%) Test Engineer
8 46 (6.19%) Test Leader
9 42 (5.65%) QA Engineer
10 41 (5.52%) Agile Business Analyst
11 39 (5.25%) Software Tester
12 38 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
13 37 (4.98%) Lead Test Analyst
14 29 (3.90%) Team Leader
14 29 (3.90%) Agile Test Analyst
15 27 (3.63%) Test Team Leader
15 27 (3.63%) QA Test Analyst
15 27 (3.63%) QA Tester
16 26 (3.50%) Junior
17 24 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (8.08%) XML
2 56 (7.54%) .NET
3 44 (5.92%) HTML
4 33 (4.44%) Web Services
5 22 (2.96%) CSS
6 19 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.15%) CGI
8 11 (1.48%) SOAP
9 9 (1.21%) XML Schema
10 8 (1.08%) Ajax
11 6 (0.81%) WCF
11 6 (0.81%) REST
11 6 (0.81%) XML Messaging
12 4 (0.54%) JDBC
12 4 (0.54%) WPF
13 3 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.40%) Gherkin
13 3 (0.40%) JSP
13 3 (0.40%) Spring
13 3 (0.40%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 33 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 20 (2.69%) AS400
4 20 (2.69%) iSeries
5 17 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.15%) Replication
7 14 (1.88%) FMCG
8 11 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.35%) Life Science
9 10 (1.35%) Statistics
10 9 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.81%) DTV
13 4 (0.54%) Social Media
14 3 (0.40%) User Experience
15 2 (0.27%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 100 (13.46%) Windows
2 59 (7.94%) UNIX
3 58 (7.81%) Linux
4 15 (2.02%) Solaris
5 11 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.08%) Android
8 5 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.40%) AIX
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (25.03%) Software Testing
3 163 (21.94%) Business Analysis
4 147 (19.78%) Scrum
5 130 (17.50%) Test Scripting
5 130 (17.50%) Waterfall
6 120 (16.15%) Automated Testing
7 116 (15.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 111 (14.94%) SDLC
9 102 (13.73%) Manual Testing
10 98 (13.19%) PRINCE2
11 85 (11.44%) Project Management
12 82 (11.04%) Test Automation
13 76 (10.23%) Regression Testing
14 72 (9.69%) User Stories
15 68 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 59 (7.94%) Test Strategy
16 59 (7.94%) Automation Testing
17 57 (7.67%) Mentoring
18 56 (7.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 177 (23.82%) SQL
2 94 (12.65%) C#
3 83 (11.17%) Java
4 30 (4.04%) C
4 30 (4.04%) Python
5 29 (3.90%) C++
5 29 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 24 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 24 (3.23%) Ruby
7 19 (2.56%) Perl
8 16 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.81%) VB
11 5 (0.67%) Jython
11 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.54%) VBScript
12 4 (0.54%) PHP
13 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 351 (47.24%) ISTQB
2 159 (21.40%) Degree
3 134 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 38 (5.11%) Security Cleared
5 30 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 21 (2.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 20 (2.69%) MCP
8 18 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.67%) HND
11 5 (0.67%) CCNA
11 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.67%) APMP
11 5 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (25.57%) QA
2 9 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.27%) P3O
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 34 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 16 (2.15%) vSphere
3 11 (1.48%) XenApp
3 11 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 73 (9.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.13%) Netcool
4 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 134 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.83%) HP
3 60 (8.08%) Oracle
4 36 (4.85%) VMware
5 29 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.96%) Citrix
7 20 (2.69%) SAP
8 17 (2.29%) Cisco
9 12 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.48%) 3PAR
10 11 (1.48%) NetApp
11 10 (1.35%) CODA
12 9 (1.21%) Thunderhead
12 9 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.94%) Symantec
14 6 (0.81%) Cognos
15 5 (0.67%) IBM
15 5 (0.67%) CA
15 5 (0.67%) Tableau
16 3 (0.40%) Capita
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + car
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + training and development
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago