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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 115 147 135
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 517 391 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 1.80% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 5.60% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 421 329 381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
7559 6980 7863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.40% 32.12% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 5636 6736
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 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 August 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 +45 140 £40,000 - 14
Surrey +27 126 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Hampshire -9 73 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire +33 66 £42,500 +30.76% 14
Oxfordshire 0 31 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Kent +1 30 £32,000 -1.53% 5
East Sussex -18 30 £37,500 +20.96% 4
West Sussex -12 18 £38,000 +7.04% 2
Middlesex +3 6 £35,750 -15.88%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 405 (36.92%) Finance
2 401 (36.55%) ISTQB
3 344 (31.36%) Software Testing
4 290 (26.44%) SQL
5 274 (24.98%) Degree
6 256 (23.34%) QA
7 245 (22.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 239 (21.79%) Test Scripting
9 231 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
10 208 (18.96%) Business Analysis
11 198 (18.05%) HP Quality Center
12 192 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 192 (17.50%) Selenium
13 186 (16.96%) Test Automation
14 183 (16.68%) Microsoft
15 182 (16.59%) Scrum
16 168 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
17 160 (14.59%) Manual Testing
18 154 (14.04%) Retail
19 150 (13.67%) HP
19 150 (13.67%) Telecoms
20 148 (13.49%) PRINCE2
21 145 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
22 135 (12.31%) Project Management
22 135 (12.31%) Windows
23 133 (12.12%) Automated Testing
24 132 (12.03%) Waterfall
25 130 (11.85%) .NET
26 127 (11.58%) C#
27 124 (11.30%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.19%) IIS
2 20 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.73%) Apache
6 6 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.55%) CMS
7 4 (0.36%) Drupal
7 4 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.091%) Lync
9 1 (0.091%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.091%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.091%) SAS
Applications
1 91 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.65%) MS Office
3 39 (3.56%) MS Project
4 29 (2.64%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 9 (0.82%) MFGPRO
3 4 (0.36%) Maximo
4 3 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.091%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.091%) arcHouse
6 1 (0.091%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.19%) SaaS
2 6 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.55%) 4G
2 17 (1.55%) LTE
3 15 (1.37%) DNS
4 14 (1.28%) SMS
4 14 (1.28%) Firewall
5 13 (1.19%) SS7
5 13 (1.19%) ISUP
5 13 (1.19%) INAP
5 13 (1.19%) HTTP
5 13 (1.19%) LDAP
5 13 (1.19%) Wireshark
6 8 (0.73%) Internet
7 5 (0.46%) CTI
7 5 (0.46%) LAN
7 5 (0.46%) WAN
7 5 (0.46%) Network Security
8 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.18%) DMZ
9 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.47%) MySQL
3 29 (2.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.27%) Big Data
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.091%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.091%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.091%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.091%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.091%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.091%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 192 (17.50%) Selenium
2 168 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 70 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (5.56%) TestDirector
5 56 (5.10%) JIRA
6 51 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 39 (3.56%) WebDriver
8 34 (3.10%) SoapUI
9 31 (2.83%) LoadRunner
10 28 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 27 (2.46%) JMeter
12 26 (2.37%) NUnit
12 26 (2.37%) Ranorex
13 21 (1.91%) TestComplete
14 18 (1.64%) MbUnit
15 15 (1.37%) FitNesse
16 14 (1.28%) Selenium IDE
17 13 (1.19%) Subversion
18 12 (1.09%) WinRunner
19 11 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 405 (36.92%) Finance
2 154 (14.04%) Retail
3 150 (13.67%) Telecoms
4 78 (7.11%) Banking
5 29 (2.64%) Advertising
6 28 (2.55%) Billing
7 27 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.82%) Back Office
10 19 (1.73%) Law
11 14 (1.28%) Marketing
12 13 (1.19%) Military
13 12 (1.09%) Legal
14 10 (0.91%) Front Office
15 7 (0.64%) Games
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
17 2 (0.18%) Electronics
18 1 (0.091%) Automotive
18 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
18 1 (0.091%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 623 (56.79%) Analyst
2 346 (31.54%) Test Analyst
3 241 (21.97%) Business Analyst
4 200 (18.23%) Tester
5 132 (12.03%) Senior Analyst
6 127 (11.58%) Test Engineer
7 99 (9.02%) Software Tester
8 70 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
9 67 (6.11%) Test Manager
10 56 (5.10%) QA Analyst
11 48 (4.38%) Senior Test Engineer
11 48 (4.38%) Senior Test Analyst
12 46 (4.19%) Software Engineer
13 42 (3.83%) Senior Tester
13 42 (3.83%) Software Test Engineer
14 41 (3.74%) QA Engineer
15 38 (3.46%) Junior
16 37 (3.37%) Project Manager
16 37 (3.37%) Test Leader
17 34 (3.10%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.85%) .NET
2 104 (9.48%) XML
3 74 (6.75%) Web Services
4 73 (6.65%) SOAP
5 40 (3.65%) HTML
6 18 (1.64%) WSDL
6 18 (1.64%) XSD
7 16 (1.46%) .NET Framework
8 15 (1.37%) CSS
9 14 (1.28%) J2EE
10 13 (1.19%) Rendezvous
11 12 (1.09%) WCF
11 12 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.09%) Middleware
12 9 (0.82%) XSLT
12 9 (0.82%) ODBC
13 7 (0.64%) JSP
14 5 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (0.46%) CGI
14 5 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 50 (4.56%) Life Science
3 39 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 30 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.55%) Chemistry
5 28 (2.55%) FMCG
6 23 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.73%) Open Source
7 19 (1.73%) Biology
8 13 (1.19%) IVR
9 12 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.91%) Statistics
12 9 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
12 9 (0.82%) iSeries
13 7 (0.64%) EPoS
14 6 (0.55%) CCTV
14 6 (0.55%) AS400
15 5 (0.46%) Replication
15 5 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 135 (12.31%) Windows
2 76 (6.93%) UNIX
3 58 (5.29%) Linux
4 37 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (2.73%) Solaris
6 27 (2.46%) Windows XP
7 15 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 11 (1.00%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.91%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.73%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.55%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.36%) Android
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.18%) HPUX
16 1 (0.091%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (31.36%) Software Testing
2 239 (21.79%) Test Scripting
3 231 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (18.96%) Business Analysis
5 192 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 186 (16.96%) Test Automation
7 182 (16.59%) Scrum
8 160 (14.59%) Manual Testing
9 148 (13.49%) PRINCE2
10 145 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 135 (12.31%) Project Management
12 133 (12.12%) Automated Testing
13 132 (12.03%) Waterfall
14 124 (11.30%) Test Management
15 101 (9.21%) UML
16 97 (8.84%) Regression Testing
17 75 (6.84%) System Testing
17 75 (6.84%) Automation Testing
18 68 (6.20%) V-Model
19 67 (6.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 290 (26.44%) SQL
2 127 (11.58%) C#
3 103 (9.39%) Java
4 37 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.37%) VB
5 26 (2.37%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.28%) VBScript
7 21 (1.91%) Perl
8 16 (1.46%) Python
9 14 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.09%) C++
11 11 (1.00%) PHP
12 7 (0.64%) Ruby
13 6 (0.55%) C
13 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.091%) Delphi
15 1 (0.091%) VB6
Qualifications
1 401 (36.55%) ISTQB
2 274 (24.98%) Degree
3 245 (22.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 90 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 76 (6.93%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.73%) ISEB Practitioner
7 24 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (2.01%) PhD
8 22 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.82%) APMP
10 16 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 15 (1.37%) CBAP
12 13 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 12 (1.09%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.91%) IIBA
15 8 (0.73%) PMP
16 7 (0.64%) CISSP
17 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
17 3 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (23.34%) QA
2 8 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.55%) GAMP
4 5 (0.46%) SLA
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.19%) NFS
4 6 (0.55%) vSphere
5 5 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.091%) XenApp
7 1 (0.091%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 198 (18.05%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (0.73%) Netcool
4 3 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.18%) Nessus
5 2 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.18%) Opsview
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.091%) SCCM
Vendors
1 183 (16.68%) Microsoft
2 150 (13.67%) HP
3 97 (8.84%) Oracle
4 34 (3.10%) VMware
5 19 (1.73%) Citrix
6 18 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 14 (1.28%) Fujitsu
8 13 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.00%) SAP
9 11 (1.00%) IBM
10 9 (0.82%) QAD
10 9 (0.82%) Redknee
11 8 (0.73%) SunGard
12 7 (0.64%) JBoss
13 6 (0.55%) Qualys
14 5 (0.46%) Capita
15 4 (0.36%) FatWire
15 4 (0.36%) NetApp
15 4 (0.36%) Veritas
15 4 (0.36%) Cognos
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42500 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum + 10% On target Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago