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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 128 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 470 452 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.18% 2.13% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 6.79% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 378 372 454
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
7084 6659 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.88% 31.45% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5347 5225 6733
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +74 184 £42,500 - 7
Surrey -8 132 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hampshire -32 51 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 50 £42,500 +30.76% 1
East Sussex -23 31 £37,000 -22.10% 1
West Sussex -7 8 £36,250 -9.37% 2
Middlesex +8 4 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire -24 2 £40,000 -1.23% 2
Kent -29 2 £40,500 +15.71%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 442 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (41.48%) ISTQB
3 398 (38.12%) Finance
4 294 (28.16%) SQL
5 261 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 250 (23.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 247 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
8 215 (20.59%) Test Scripting
9 212 (20.31%) Selenium
10 208 (19.92%) QA
11 198 (18.97%) Test Management
12 192 (18.39%) Scrum
13 189 (18.10%) QuickTest Pro
14 187 (17.91%) Business Analysis
15 177 (16.95%) Degree
16 170 (16.28%) Test Automation
17 169 (16.19%) Microsoft
17 169 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
18 162 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
19 161 (15.42%) Windows
20 154 (14.75%) Telecoms
20 154 (14.75%) Waterfall
21 153 (14.66%) HP
22 144 (13.79%) Retail
23 134 (12.84%) PRINCE2
24 124 (11.88%) Project Management
25 117 (11.21%) Manual Testing
26 112 (10.73%) Banking
27 110 (10.54%) Oracle
28 109 (10.44%) Automated Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
2 20 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.63%) IIS
5 13 (1.25%) Drupal
6 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.38%) CMS
8 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.29%) Mule
9 2 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.19%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.096%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.096%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 104 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.41%) MS Office
3 44 (4.21%) MS Project
4 28 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.86%) JDE OneWorld
3 6 (0.57%) MFGPRO
3 6 (0.57%) Maximo
4 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.096%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.096%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.96%) SaaS
2 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.30%) LAN
1 24 (2.30%) WAN
2 13 (1.25%) MVNO
3 12 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.05%) DNS
5 10 (0.96%) HTTP
6 8 (0.77%) Internet
7 7 (0.67%) CTI
7 7 (0.67%) Firewall
7 7 (0.67%) Wireless
8 6 (0.57%) LTE
8 6 (0.57%) 4G
8 6 (0.57%) LDAP
9 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.48%) SSL
10 4 (0.38%) Network Security
10 4 (0.38%) SS7
10 4 (0.38%) ISUP
10 4 (0.38%) INAP
10 4 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.16%) MySQL
3 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.38%) MS Access
9 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.096%) Big Data
11 1 (0.096%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.096%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.096%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 212 (20.31%) Selenium
2 189 (18.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 65 (6.23%) WebDriver
4 61 (5.84%) Cucumber
4 61 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (5.17%) TestDirector
6 43 (4.12%) LoadRunner
7 39 (3.74%) JIRA
8 32 (3.07%) Visual Studio
9 31 (2.97%) WinRunner
10 29 (2.78%) JMeter
11 26 (2.49%) SoapUI
12 25 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.92%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.72%) Git (software)
15 15 (1.44%) Ant
15 15 (1.44%) Jenkins
15 15 (1.44%) Ranorex
16 12 (1.15%) NUnit
16 12 (1.15%) TestComplete
General
1 398 (38.12%) Finance
2 154 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 144 (13.79%) Retail
4 112 (10.73%) Banking
5 38 (3.64%) Advertising
6 29 (2.78%) Aerospace
7 19 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.15%) Marketing
9 11 (1.05%) Automotive
9 11 (1.05%) Billing
10 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) Back Office
12 4 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.29%) Front Office
13 3 (0.29%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 621 (59.48%) Analyst
2 343 (32.85%) Test Analyst
3 243 (23.28%) Business Analyst
4 179 (17.15%) Tester
5 111 (10.63%) Senior Analyst
6 96 (9.20%) Test Manager
7 87 (8.33%) Software Tester
8 81 (7.76%) Test Engineer
9 62 (5.94%) Consultant
10 54 (5.17%) Senior Test Analyst
11 53 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
12 52 (4.98%) QA Analyst
13 49 (4.69%) Test Consultant
13 49 (4.69%) Senior Tester
14 44 (4.21%) Test Leader
15 40 (3.83%) Software Test Analyst
16 38 (3.64%) Project Manager
17 35 (3.35%) Software Engineer
17 35 (3.35%) Software Test Engineer
18 32 (3.07%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.14%) Web Services
2 83 (7.95%) XML
3 61 (5.84%) .NET
4 52 (4.98%) SOAP
5 35 (3.35%) HTML
6 28 (2.68%) J2EE
7 21 (2.01%) XSD
7 21 (2.01%) WSDL
8 15 (1.44%) Middleware
9 13 (1.25%) LAMP
10 11 (1.05%) Gherkin
11 10 (0.96%) JSP
12 8 (0.77%) CSS
12 8 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.67%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.57%) CGI
15 5 (0.48%) XML Schema
15 5 (0.48%) WCF
15 5 (0.48%) RESTful
16 4 (0.38%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.64%) Life Science
4 36 (3.45%) FMCG
5 28 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 18 (1.72%) Clustering
8 17 (1.63%) Chemistry
8 17 (1.63%) Biology
9 16 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.25%) Open Source
10 13 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.05%) AS400
13 10 (0.96%) Biotechnology
14 9 (0.86%) iSeries
15 8 (0.77%) User Experience
16 7 (0.67%) Replication
16 7 (0.67%) Statistics
17 6 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 161 (15.42%) Windows
2 89 (8.52%) UNIX
3 77 (7.38%) Linux
4 56 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (4.79%) Windows XP
6 48 (4.60%) Solaris
7 33 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.78%) Windows 7
9 25 (2.39%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.05%) Android
12 5 (0.48%) AIX
13 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.096%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 215 (20.59%) Test Scripting
4 198 (18.97%) Test Management
5 192 (18.39%) Scrum
6 187 (17.91%) Business Analysis
7 170 (16.28%) Test Automation
8 169 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 162 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 154 (14.75%) Waterfall
11 134 (12.84%) PRINCE2
12 124 (11.88%) Project Management
13 117 (11.21%) Manual Testing
14 109 (10.44%) Automated Testing
15 104 (9.96%) Test Planning
16 102 (9.77%) Regression Testing
17 94 (9.00%) UML
18 88 (8.43%) Test Strategy
19 79 (7.57%) Use Case
20 71 (6.80%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 294 (28.16%) SQL
2 78 (7.47%) Java
2 78 (7.47%) C#
3 30 (2.87%) PL/SQL
4 26 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.30%) Perl
6 21 (2.01%) C++
7 20 (1.92%) Python
8 19 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 19 (1.82%) Ruby
9 17 (1.63%) PHP
10 16 (1.53%) VB
11 13 (1.25%) C
12 7 (0.67%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.67%) VBScript
13 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.29%) VBA
14 3 (0.29%) Tcl
15 2 (0.19%) Jython
15 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 433 (41.48%) ISTQB
2 250 (23.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 177 (16.95%) Degree
4 98 (9.39%) Security Cleared
5 69 (6.61%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 22 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.72%) IIBA
10 17 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (1.44%) APMP
12 14 (1.34%) PhD
13 13 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (1.15%) CBAP
15 9 (0.86%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.67%) CISSP
17 5 (0.48%) PMP
18 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
18 3 (0.29%) CSQA
19 2 (0.19%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (19.92%) QA
2 14 (1.34%) GAMP
3 10 (0.96%) GLP
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) DICOM
5 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.15%) VMware ESX
4 9 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.38%) NFS
5 4 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 4 (0.38%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) Firmware
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.19%) UAG
Systems Management
1 247 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.82%) Netcool
3 18 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.29%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.19%) Nessus
5 2 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.096%) OpenView
6 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 169 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 153 (14.66%) HP
3 110 (10.54%) Oracle
4 25 (2.39%) VMware
5 23 (2.20%) Citrix
6 18 (1.72%) Veritas
6 18 (1.72%) McAfee
6 18 (1.72%) Fujitsu
7 11 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.05%) IBM
7 11 (1.05%) SAP
8 9 (0.86%) NetApp
9 6 (0.57%) Qualys
9 6 (0.57%) QAD
10 5 (0.48%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.38%) Redknee
12 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.29%) Remedy
12 3 (0.29%) Cognos
12 3 (0.29%) Syclo
Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Extremely Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33950 - £35733 per annum + Pension, 28 days hol, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 33-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £35,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 9 days ago