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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 135 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 459 414 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.21% 2.00% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.61% 6.35% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 383 309 385
Average salary £42,375 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.65% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
6949 6521 7173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.51% 31.51% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5407 5019 5914
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +78 165 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Surrey +22 143 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Hampshire -59 55 £35,000 - 7
East Sussex -9 35 £40,000 -15.78% 2
West Sussex -5 20 £42,500 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire -2 19 £35,000 - 3
Kent -14 10 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Middlesex +8 4 £31,500 -42.72%
Oxfordshire -11 3 £35,000 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 492 (50.67%) ISTQB
2 428 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (36.77%) Finance
4 261 (26.88%) SQL
5 225 (23.17%) Software Testing
6 223 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
7 212 (21.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 209 (21.52%) QA
9 207 (21.32%) Test Scripting
10 206 (21.22%) Selenium
10 206 (21.22%) Scrum
11 186 (19.16%) Test Automation
12 172 (17.71%) Test Management
13 165 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 163 (16.79%) QuickTest Pro
15 148 (15.24%) Degree
16 147 (15.14%) Business Analysis
17 142 (14.62%) Waterfall
18 134 (13.80%) HP
19 120 (12.36%) Windows
20 116 (11.95%) Microsoft
21 113 (11.64%) Retail
22 112 (11.53%) Telecoms
23 111 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
24 108 (11.12%) PRINCE2
25 99 (10.20%) Automated Testing
26 97 (9.99%) Banking
27 95 (9.78%) Regression Testing
28 94 (9.68%) Test Strategy
29 92 (9.47%) WebDriver

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (2.57%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.34%) Drupal
5 11 (1.13%) IIS
6 6 (0.62%) CMS
6 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.31%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.31%) Mule
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.21%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 87 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.09%) MS Project
3 23 (2.37%) MS Office
4 22 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.41%) Maximo
3 2 (0.21%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.72%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Office 365
2 2 (0.21%) IaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.06%) LAN
1 20 (2.06%) WAN
2 12 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.24%) MVNO
3 10 (1.03%) Wireless
4 9 (0.93%) Internet
4 9 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.82%) DNS
6 6 (0.62%) VoIP
6 6 (0.62%) HTTP
7 5 (0.51%) SSL
7 5 (0.51%) LTE
7 5 (0.51%) 4G
8 4 (0.41%) CTI
9 3 (0.31%) S/MIME
9 3 (0.31%) VPN
10 2 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.21%) SAN
10 2 (0.21%) DHCP
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.54%) MySQL
3 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 9 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.62%) MS Access
8 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.10%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 206 (21.22%) Selenium
2 163 (16.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 92 (9.47%) WebDriver
4 68 (7.00%) Cucumber
5 55 (5.66%) LoadRunner
6 45 (4.63%) TestDirector
7 39 (4.02%) JIRA
7 39 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (3.30%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 27 (2.78%) WinRunner
11 25 (2.57%) SpecFlow
12 22 (2.27%) TestNG
13 20 (2.06%) IntelliJ
14 19 (1.96%) JMeter
15 16 (1.65%) InstallShield
15 16 (1.65%) NUnit
15 16 (1.65%) Jenkins
16 13 (1.34%) SoapUI
16 13 (1.34%) Git (software)
General
1 357 (36.77%) Finance
2 113 (11.64%) Retail
3 112 (11.53%) Telecoms
4 97 (9.99%) Banking
5 38 (3.91%) Aerospace
6 33 (3.40%) Advertising
7 15 (1.54%) Marketing
8 12 (1.24%) Automotive
8 12 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.72%) Law
9 7 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.62%) Billing
10 6 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.10%) Military
13 1 (0.10%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 615 (63.34%) Analyst
2 368 (37.90%) Test Analyst
3 201 (20.70%) Business Analyst
4 173 (17.82%) Tester
5 98 (10.09%) Senior Analyst
6 92 (9.47%) Test Manager
7 67 (6.90%) Software Tester
8 64 (6.59%) Test Leader
9 58 (5.97%) QA Analyst
10 57 (5.87%) Consultant
11 54 (5.56%) Test Engineer
12 48 (4.94%) Test Consultant
13 46 (4.74%) Senior Test Analyst
14 40 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
15 38 (3.91%) Software Test Analyst
16 35 (3.60%) Senior Tester
17 33 (3.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 30 (3.09%) Lead Test Analyst
19 25 (2.57%) QA Tester
19 25 (2.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.77%) XML
2 48 (4.94%) .NET
3 43 (4.43%) HTML
4 41 (4.22%) Web Services
5 22 (2.27%) CSS
6 20 (2.06%) Middleware
7 18 (1.85%) Gherkin
8 15 (1.54%) J2EE
9 13 (1.34%) SOAP
9 13 (1.34%) LAMP
10 8 (0.82%) Ajax
10 8 (0.82%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.62%) WPF
12 5 (0.51%) RESTful
12 5 (0.51%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.41%) WinForms
14 3 (0.31%) WSDL
14 3 (0.31%) CGI
14 3 (0.31%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 30 (3.09%) FMCG
4 26 (2.68%) AS400
5 24 (2.47%) iSeries
6 21 (2.16%) Life Science
7 16 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.54%) Clustering
9 11 (1.13%) Open Source
9 11 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.93%) Replication
11 8 (0.82%) Chemistry
11 8 (0.82%) Biology
11 8 (0.82%) Biotechnology
11 8 (0.82%) User Experience
12 7 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.62%) Statistics
14 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 120 (12.36%) Windows
2 65 (6.69%) UNIX
3 51 (5.25%) Linux
4 45 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (4.53%) Windows XP
6 35 (3.60%) Solaris
7 25 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.24%) Android
11 7 (0.72%) AIX
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (23.17%) Software Testing
3 207 (21.32%) Test Scripting
4 206 (21.22%) Scrum
5 186 (19.16%) Test Automation
6 172 (17.71%) Test Management
7 165 (16.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 147 (15.14%) Business Analysis
9 142 (14.62%) Waterfall
10 111 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 108 (11.12%) PRINCE2
12 99 (10.20%) Automated Testing
13 95 (9.78%) Regression Testing
14 94 (9.68%) Test Strategy
15 91 (9.37%) Manual Testing
16 90 (9.27%) Project Management
17 76 (7.83%) Automation Testing
18 71 (7.31%) BDD
18 71 (7.31%) Use Case
19 70 (7.21%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 261 (26.88%) SQL
2 90 (9.27%) C#
3 80 (8.24%) Java
4 32 (3.30%) Perl
5 31 (3.19%) Python
6 29 (2.99%) C++
7 24 (2.47%) C
8 21 (2.16%) JavaScript
8 21 (2.16%) PHP
9 19 (1.96%) Ruby
10 18 (1.85%) VB
11 14 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.82%) VBScript
14 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.41%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.41%) XPath
16 4 (0.41%) VBA
16 4 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 492 (50.67%) ISTQB
2 212 (21.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 148 (15.24%) Degree
4 85 (8.75%) Security Cleared
5 55 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.57%) IIBA
7 22 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 18 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (1.34%) APMP
10 13 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (1.24%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.93%) VCP4
13 8 (0.82%) PhD
14 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.51%) CBAP
16 4 (0.41%) CSQA
17 3 (0.31%) PMP
17 3 (0.31%) HND
17 3 (0.31%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (21.52%) QA
2 8 (0.82%) GAMP
2 8 (0.82%) GLP
3 3 (0.31%) HL7
3 3 (0.31%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.93%) vSphere
4 7 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.21%) UAG
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 223 (22.97%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.65%) Netcool
3 15 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.21%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 134 (13.80%) HP
2 116 (11.95%) Microsoft
3 68 (7.00%) Oracle
4 25 (2.57%) VMware
5 20 (2.06%) IBM
6 16 (1.65%) Citrix
7 15 (1.54%) Veritas
7 15 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 15 (1.54%) McAfee
8 13 (1.34%) Fujitsu
9 5 (0.51%) NetApp
10 3 (0.31%) Capita
10 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.31%) Remedy
10 3 (0.31%) SAP
10 3 (0.31%) Cognos
11 2 (0.21%) Thunderhead
11 2 (0.21%) Sage
11 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.21%) Twitter
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40-50K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £69000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 23 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago