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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 162 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 388 560 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 2.37% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 7.18% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 309 448 413
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 April 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 24 April 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
Berkshire -12 117 £47,500 +14.45% 13
Surrey -4 101 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Hampshire -59 52 £37,500 - 8
Buckinghamshire -12 51 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Sussex -16 25 £44,000 +17.33%
Kent -11 19 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -3 13 £38,000 -1.29% 3
West Sussex 0 11 £44,500 +27.14% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 438 (51.29%) ISTQB
2 393 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (37.82%) Finance
4 226 (26.46%) SQL
5 193 (22.60%) Software Testing
6 191 (22.37%) Scrum
7 183 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 180 (21.08%) QA
9 173 (20.26%) Selenium
10 169 (19.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 164 (19.20%) HP Quality Center
12 163 (19.09%) Test Automation
13 145 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 140 (16.39%) Degree
15 132 (15.46%) Business Analysis
16 124 (14.52%) Waterfall
17 123 (14.40%) Test Management
18 121 (14.17%) PRINCE2
18 121 (14.17%) QuickTest Pro
19 115 (13.47%) HP
20 105 (12.30%) Project Management
21 100 (11.71%) C#
22 99 (11.59%) Microsoft
23 89 (10.42%) MS Excel
24 86 (10.07%) Automated Testing
25 85 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
26 83 (9.72%) Retail
27 82 (9.60%) WebDriver
28 81 (9.48%) Test Strategy
28 81 (9.48%) Java

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.94%) CMS
4 7 (0.82%) IIS
5 6 (0.70%) Drupal
6 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.35%) Mule
7 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.23%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.22%) MS Project
3 16 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.52%) MS Office
5 10 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.23%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.29%) Wireless
2 11 (1.29%) VoIP
2 11 (1.29%) WAN
2 11 (1.29%) LAN
3 10 (1.17%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.94%) Internet
5 7 (0.82%) DNS
6 5 (0.59%) CTI
6 5 (0.59%) HTTP
7 4 (0.47%) SSL
7 4 (0.47%) LDAP
7 4 (0.47%) Firewall
7 4 (0.47%) MVNO
8 3 (0.35%) LTE
8 3 (0.35%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.23%) 4G
10 1 (0.12%) VoLTE
10 1 (0.12%) 2G
10 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.35%) MS Access
5 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.35%) Big Data
6 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.23%) MySQL
6 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 173 (20.26%) Selenium
2 121 (14.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 82 (9.60%) WebDriver
4 63 (7.38%) Cucumber
5 47 (5.50%) LoadRunner
5 47 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (3.86%) Visual Studio
7 32 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 31 (3.63%) JIRA
9 27 (3.16%) TestDirector
10 26 (3.04%) TestNG
11 25 (2.93%) SpecFlow
12 24 (2.81%) IntelliJ
13 19 (2.22%) NUnit
14 17 (1.99%) InstallShield
15 15 (1.76%) Jenkins
16 14 (1.64%) JUnit
17 12 (1.41%) JMeter
18 11 (1.29%) Rational Performance Tester
19 10 (1.17%) TestComplete
General
1 323 (37.82%) Finance
2 83 (9.72%) Retail
3 77 (9.02%) Telecoms
4 75 (8.78%) Banking
5 33 (3.86%) Advertising
6 21 (2.46%) Aerospace
7 16 (1.87%) Automotive
7 16 (1.87%) Marketing
8 11 (1.29%) Law
9 9 (1.05%) Electronics
10 7 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Billing
11 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.59%) Legal
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 528 (61.83%) Analyst
2 319 (37.35%) Test Analyst
3 167 (19.56%) Business Analyst
4 124 (14.52%) Tester
5 87 (10.19%) Test Manager
6 81 (9.48%) Senior Analyst
7 66 (7.73%) Test Leader
8 58 (6.79%) QA Analyst
9 43 (5.04%) Lead Test Analyst
10 41 (4.80%) Test Engineer
11 40 (4.68%) Software Tester
12 38 (4.45%) Consultant
13 37 (4.33%) Senior Business Analyst
14 32 (3.75%) Senior Test Analyst
15 29 (3.40%) QA Engineer
16 28 (3.28%) Software Test Analyst
17 25 (2.93%) Insurance Business Analyst
17 25 (2.93%) Agile Business Analyst
17 25 (2.93%) QA Tester
18 24 (2.81%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.56%) .NET
1 56 (6.56%) XML
2 49 (5.74%) HTML
3 21 (2.46%) CSS
4 20 (2.34%) Web Services
5 19 (2.22%) Middleware
6 11 (1.29%) Gherkin
7 10 (1.17%) WPF
8 9 (1.05%) Ajax
8 9 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.70%) SOAP
9 6 (0.70%) LAMP
10 5 (0.59%) CGI
11 4 (0.47%) WinForms
11 4 (0.47%) RESTful
12 3 (0.35%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.35%) XML Messaging
12 3 (0.35%) EDI
13 2 (0.23%) HTML5
13 2 (0.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.40%) FMCG
4 21 (2.46%) iSeries
4 21 (2.46%) AS400
5 14 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 12 (1.41%) Replication
6 12 (1.41%) Open Source
6 12 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.94%) Life Science
9 6 (0.70%) Statistics
10 5 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.59%) User Experience
10 5 (0.59%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.47%) New Media
11 4 (0.47%) Clustering
11 4 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 79 (9.25%) Windows
2 57 (6.67%) UNIX
3 40 (4.68%) Linux
4 21 (2.46%) Solaris
5 18 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (1.87%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.41%) Android
9 9 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.05%) AIX
10 7 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (22.60%) Software Testing
3 191 (22.37%) Scrum
4 183 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 163 (19.09%) Test Automation
6 145 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 132 (15.46%) Business Analysis
8 124 (14.52%) Waterfall
9 123 (14.40%) Test Management
10 121 (14.17%) PRINCE2
11 105 (12.30%) Project Management
12 86 (10.07%) Automated Testing
13 85 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 81 (9.48%) Test Strategy
15 72 (8.43%) Regression Testing
16 69 (8.08%) Mentoring
17 64 (7.49%) Manual Testing
18 63 (7.38%) BDD
19 59 (6.91%) User Stories
20 58 (6.79%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 226 (26.46%) SQL
2 100 (11.71%) C#
3 81 (9.48%) Java
4 34 (3.98%) C
4 34 (3.98%) Python
5 33 (3.86%) C++
5 33 (3.86%) Perl
6 18 (2.11%) VB
7 16 (1.87%) Ruby
8 15 (1.76%) JavaScript
9 14 (1.64%) PHP
10 10 (1.17%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.05%) VBScript
12 7 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.82%) XPath
13 4 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.47%) Tcl
14 3 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 438 (51.29%) ISTQB
2 169 (19.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 140 (16.39%) Degree
4 52 (6.09%) Security Cleared
5 27 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 22 (2.58%) ISEB Practitioner
7 19 (2.22%) MCP
7 19 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.64%) APMP
10 13 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.52%) IIBA
11 10 (1.17%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.70%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.47%) HND
14 4 (0.47%) CSQA
15 3 (0.35%) PMP
15 3 (0.35%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (21.08%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) HL7
4 3 (0.35%) DICOM
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.22%) vSphere
3 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 164 (19.20%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.47%) Netcool
2 4 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.12%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 115 (13.47%) HP
2 99 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.80%) Oracle
4 28 (3.28%) VMware
5 21 (2.46%) IBM
6 17 (1.99%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.59%) Citrix
8 4 (0.47%) CA
8 4 (0.47%) Veritas
8 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.47%) McAfee
8 4 (0.47%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.35%) Capita
9 3 (0.35%) Remedy
10 2 (0.23%) SAP
10 2 (0.23%) Cognos
10 2 (0.23%) Twitter
10 2 (0.23%) Sage
11 1 (0.12%) DataCash
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: respectable benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible on Salary and Level
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago