The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 121 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 502 429 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.21% 1.94% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 5.92% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 418 365 407
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7653 7248 7951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.71% 32.73% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5917 5830 6835
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +29 129 £39,000 +11.42% 18
Surrey +13 117 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Hampshire 0 74 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Buckinghamshire +23 59 £41,500 +37.19% 13
Kent +5 40 £36,750 +13.07%
Oxfordshire -8 34 £42,500 +21.42%
East Sussex -18 26 £40,000 +26.98% 4
West Sussex -11 20 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Middlesex +4 7 £40,000 -5.88%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 382 (36.04%) ISTQB
2 372 (35.09%) Finance
3 336 (31.70%) Software Testing
4 279 (26.32%) Degree
5 268 (25.28%) SQL
6 257 (24.25%) QA
7 232 (21.89%) Test Scripting
8 225 (21.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 217 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
10 195 (18.40%) Business Analysis
11 184 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 177 (16.70%) Selenium
12 177 (16.70%) Scrum
13 175 (16.51%) Test Automation
14 174 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
15 158 (14.91%) Microsoft
16 151 (14.25%) QuickTest Pro
17 148 (13.96%) Retail
18 144 (13.58%) Manual Testing
19 140 (13.21%) .NET
20 138 (13.02%) Telecoms
21 136 (12.83%) PRINCE2
22 135 (12.74%) Project Management
23 131 (12.36%) C#
24 130 (12.26%) HP
25 128 (12.08%) Waterfall
26 123 (11.60%) Automated Testing
27 113 (10.66%) Windows
28 109 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
29 92 (8.68%) Security Cleared

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (1.89%) IIS
1 20 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (0.85%) CMS
4 8 (0.75%) Apache
5 7 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.47%) Drupal
8 4 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.094%) SAS
10 1 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.094%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.094%) Lync
10 1 (0.094%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 77 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.87%) MS Office
3 35 (3.30%) MS Project
4 24 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.36%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (0.66%) MFGPRO
3 4 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.094%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.094%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.094%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.13%) SaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.55%) LTE
1 27 (2.55%) 4G
2 20 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.51%) Internet
4 15 (1.42%) Firewall
4 15 (1.42%) DNS
5 11 (1.04%) SMS
6 10 (0.94%) LDAP
6 10 (0.94%) SS7
6 10 (0.94%) ISUP
6 10 (0.94%) INAP
6 10 (0.94%) HTTP
6 10 (0.94%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.28%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.19%) CTI
8 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.094%) IPv4
9 1 (0.094%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.15%) MySQL
3 29 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.51%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.19%) Big Data
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.094%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.094%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.094%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.094%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.094%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 177 (16.70%) Selenium
2 151 (14.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 74 (6.98%) TestDirector
4 52 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (4.81%) JIRA
5 51 (4.81%) Visual Studio
6 31 (2.92%) WebDriver
7 30 (2.83%) SoapUI
8 29 (2.74%) NUnit
9 28 (2.64%) LoadRunner
10 24 (2.26%) JMeter
11 23 (2.17%) TestComplete
11 23 (2.17%) Ranorex
12 18 (1.70%) MbUnit
13 16 (1.51%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
15 13 (1.23%) Subversion
16 11 (1.04%) FitNesse
17 10 (0.94%) WinRunner
18 9 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 372 (35.09%) Finance
2 148 (13.96%) Retail
3 138 (13.02%) Telecoms
4 68 (6.42%) Banking
5 38 (3.58%) Billing
6 28 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 26 (2.45%) Advertising
8 22 (2.08%) Law
9 18 (1.70%) Back Office
9 18 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.60%) Marketing
11 15 (1.42%) Legal
12 13 (1.23%) Military
13 10 (0.94%) Games
14 8 (0.75%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Publishing
16 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.094%) Electronics
16 1 (0.094%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 603 (56.89%) Analyst
2 338 (31.89%) Test Analyst
3 232 (21.89%) Business Analyst
4 185 (17.45%) Tester
5 122 (11.51%) Senior Analyst
6 116 (10.94%) Test Engineer
7 87 (8.21%) Software Tester
8 64 (6.04%) Senior Business Analyst
8 64 (6.04%) Test Manager
9 51 (4.81%) QA Analyst
10 45 (4.25%) Senior Test Engineer
11 44 (4.15%) Senior Test Analyst
12 39 (3.68%) QA Engineer
12 39 (3.68%) Test Leader
13 37 (3.49%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.40%) Junior
15 35 (3.30%) Consultant
16 34 (3.21%) Project Manager
16 34 (3.21%) Senior Tester
17 32 (3.02%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (13.21%) .NET
2 88 (8.30%) XML
3 60 (5.66%) SOAP
4 55 (5.19%) Web Services
5 35 (3.30%) HTML
6 15 (1.42%) ASP.NET
6 15 (1.42%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.32%) Middleware
8 12 (1.13%) CSS
9 11 (1.04%) J2EE
10 10 (0.94%) XSD
10 10 (0.94%) WSDL
10 10 (0.94%) Rendezvous
11 9 (0.85%) WCF
11 9 (0.85%) ODBC
12 8 (0.75%) XSLT
13 4 (0.38%) XSL
13 4 (0.38%) JSP
13 4 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 83 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 47 (4.43%) Life Science
3 35 (3.30%) Mathematics
4 33 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.55%) Chemistry
6 22 (2.08%) FMCG
7 18 (1.70%) Open Source
7 18 (1.70%) Biology
8 12 (1.13%) Chip and PIN
8 12 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.94%) IVR
11 9 (0.85%) Statistics
11 9 (0.85%) iSeries
11 9 (0.85%) EFT
11 9 (0.85%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.57%) AS400
12 6 (0.57%) EPoS
12 6 (0.57%) CCTV
13 5 (0.47%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 113 (10.66%) Windows
2 56 (5.28%) UNIX
3 40 (3.77%) Linux
4 32 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (1.89%) Solaris
6 17 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.75%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.38%) Android
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.19%) HPUX
16 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (31.70%) Software Testing
2 232 (21.89%) Test Scripting
3 217 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (18.40%) Business Analysis
5 184 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 177 (16.70%) Scrum
7 175 (16.51%) Test Automation
8 144 (13.58%) Manual Testing
9 136 (12.83%) PRINCE2
10 135 (12.74%) Project Management
11 128 (12.08%) Waterfall
12 123 (11.60%) Automated Testing
13 109 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 92 (8.68%) Test Management
15 78 (7.36%) UML
16 71 (6.70%) Automation Testing
17 69 (6.51%) System Testing
17 69 (6.51%) Performance Testing
18 64 (6.04%) User Stories
19 63 (5.94%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 268 (25.28%) SQL
2 131 (12.36%) C#
3 91 (8.58%) Java
4 34 (3.21%) JavaScript
5 31 (2.92%) VBScript
6 30 (2.83%) VB
7 22 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 19 (1.79%) Perl
9 15 (1.42%) Python
10 14 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.32%) C++
11 12 (1.13%) PHP
12 11 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.94%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.57%) C
15 2 (0.19%) Ruby
16 1 (0.094%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.094%) VB6
16 1 (0.094%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 382 (36.04%) ISTQB
2 279 (26.32%) Degree
3 225 (21.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 92 (8.68%) Security Cleared
5 73 (6.89%) SC Cleared
6 28 (2.64%) DV Cleared
7 26 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 24 (2.26%) ISEB Practitioner
9 21 (1.98%) PhD
10 18 (1.70%) APMP
11 15 (1.42%) CBAP
12 14 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (1.23%) PMI Certification
14 12 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 11 (1.04%) IIBA
16 8 (0.75%) PMP
17 3 (0.28%) CISSP
17 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.28%) MCITP
17 3 (0.28%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (24.25%) QA
2 15 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.47%) SLA
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.094%) GAMP
7 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.94%) NFS
3 8 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.094%) vCloud
5 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.094%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 174 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.57%) Netcool
4 2 (0.19%) Opsview
4 2 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.094%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.094%) Puppet
Vendors
1 158 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 130 (12.26%) HP
3 81 (7.64%) Oracle
4 29 (2.74%) VMware
5 15 (1.42%) Citrix
6 14 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 13 (1.23%) Fujitsu
8 10 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.94%) IBM
9 8 (0.75%) SunGard
10 7 (0.66%) JBoss
10 7 (0.66%) QAD
11 6 (0.57%) Redknee
12 5 (0.47%) Cognos
12 5 (0.47%) SOASTA, Inc
13 4 (0.38%) SAP
13 4 (0.38%) FatWire
14 3 (0.28%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.28%) Capita
15 2 (0.19%) Orchard
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 37-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +10% Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% bonuses + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago