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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 111 146 124
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 549 403 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.53% 1.91% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 6.02% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 452 334 447
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £55,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
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
7217 6699 7871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 31.67% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5505 5401 6741
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +78 154 £40,000 -8.04% 19
Surrey +9 123 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Hampshire +9 78 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +37 77 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East Sussex -21 36 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Kent +3 30 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Oxfordshire -21 25 £42,500 +30.76% 7
West Sussex -6 24 £38,500 +8.45% 2
Middlesex - 5 £31,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 485 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (36.52%) Finance
3 400 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 335 (29.91%) Software Testing
5 308 (27.50%) SQL
6 269 (24.02%) Degree
7 257 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 245 (21.88%) QA
9 238 (21.25%) Test Scripting
10 225 (20.09%) Business Analysis
10 225 (20.09%) HP Quality Center
11 206 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 203 (18.13%) Selenium
13 199 (17.77%) Microsoft
14 189 (16.88%) QuickTest Pro
15 184 (16.43%) Scrum
16 182 (16.25%) Manual Testing
17 180 (16.07%) Test Automation
18 164 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
19 163 (14.55%) Windows
20 162 (14.46%) Telecoms
21 154 (13.75%) Retail
22 153 (13.66%) HP
23 150 (13.39%) PRINCE2
24 149 (13.30%) Waterfall
25 144 (12.86%) Test Management
26 137 (12.23%) Project Management
27 135 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
28 133 (11.88%) Automated Testing
29 118 (10.54%) SQL Server

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (2.41%) IIS
2 22 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (0.71%) Apache
6 6 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.45%) Drupal
8 4 (0.36%) CMS
8 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.089%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.089%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 98 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 58 (5.18%) MS Office
3 44 (3.93%) MS Project
4 31 (2.77%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 9 (0.80%) MFGPRO
3 4 (0.36%) Maximo
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.089%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.089%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.089%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.34%) SaaS
2 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.18%) Office 365
4 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.43%) DNS
3 13 (1.16%) HTTP
3 13 (1.16%) LDAP
3 13 (1.16%) SMS
3 13 (1.16%) SS7
3 13 (1.16%) ISUP
3 13 (1.16%) INAP
3 13 (1.16%) Firewall
3 13 (1.16%) Wireshark
3 13 (1.16%) LTE
3 13 (1.16%) 4G
4 9 (0.80%) WAN
4 9 (0.80%) LAN
5 8 (0.71%) Internet
6 6 (0.54%) CTI
7 5 (0.45%) Network Security
8 3 (0.27%) MVNO
8 3 (0.27%) DHCP
8 3 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.71%) MySQL
3 28 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.27%) Big Data
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.089%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.089%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.089%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.089%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.089%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 203 (18.13%) Selenium
2 189 (16.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 74 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (5.45%) TestDirector
5 58 (5.18%) JIRA
6 42 (3.75%) WebDriver
6 42 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 40 (3.57%) JMeter
8 36 (3.21%) LoadRunner
8 36 (3.21%) SoapUI
9 31 (2.77%) Cucumber
10 27 (2.41%) Ranorex
11 25 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.79%) TestComplete
13 18 (1.61%) NUnit
13 18 (1.61%) WinRunner
14 17 (1.52%) Ant
14 17 (1.52%) FitNesse
15 14 (1.25%) MbUnit
15 14 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 409 (36.52%) Finance
2 162 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 154 (13.75%) Retail
4 87 (7.77%) Banking
5 35 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 33 (2.95%) Advertising
7 22 (1.96%) Billing
8 20 (1.79%) Back Office
9 19 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.34%) Marketing
11 14 (1.25%) Law
12 11 (0.98%) Legal
12 11 (0.98%) Military
13 10 (0.89%) Front Office
14 5 (0.45%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.18%) Publishing
16 2 (0.18%) Electronics
17 1 (0.089%) Automotive
17 1 (0.089%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 632 (56.43%) Analyst
2 345 (30.80%) Test Analyst
3 252 (22.50%) Business Analyst
4 216 (19.29%) Tester
5 135 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
6 120 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 113 (10.09%) Software Tester
8 70 (6.25%) Test Manager
9 69 (6.16%) Senior Business Analyst
10 58 (5.18%) QA Analyst
11 52 (4.64%) Senior Test Analyst
12 49 (4.38%) Senior Tester
13 44 (3.93%) Software Engineer
14 40 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
15 39 (3.48%) Senior Test Engineer
16 38 (3.39%) Test Leader
17 37 (3.30%) Project Manager
17 37 (3.30%) QA Engineer
17 37 (3.30%) Software Test Analyst
18 36 (3.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (10.09%) .NET
2 110 (9.82%) XML
3 88 (7.86%) Web Services
4 75 (6.70%) SOAP
5 43 (3.84%) HTML
6 27 (2.41%) J2EE
7 21 (1.88%) WSDL
7 21 (1.88%) XSD
8 16 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.25%) CSS
10 13 (1.16%) Rendezvous
10 13 (1.16%) WCF
11 10 (0.89%) JSP
12 9 (0.80%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.80%) XSLT
12 9 (0.80%) ODBC
12 9 (0.80%) Middleware
13 6 (0.54%) CGI
14 5 (0.45%) LAMP
14 5 (0.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 135 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 66 (5.89%) Life Science
4 43 (3.84%) Mathematics
5 36 (3.21%) Chemistry
6 32 (2.86%) FMCG
7 27 (2.41%) Biology
8 24 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.52%) Open Source
12 13 (1.16%) IVR
13 11 (0.98%) iSeries
14 10 (0.89%) Statistics
14 10 (0.89%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
16 8 (0.71%) AS400
16 8 (0.71%) Biotechnology
17 6 (0.54%) CCTV
17 6 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 163 (14.55%) Windows
2 91 (8.13%) UNIX
3 80 (7.14%) Linux
4 48 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (4.20%) Solaris
6 38 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 25 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 24 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.70%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.71%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.45%) Android
14 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.18%) HPUX
17 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (29.91%) Software Testing
3 238 (21.25%) Test Scripting
4 225 (20.09%) Business Analysis
5 206 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 184 (16.43%) Scrum
7 182 (16.25%) Manual Testing
8 180 (16.07%) Test Automation
9 164 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 150 (13.39%) PRINCE2
11 149 (13.30%) Waterfall
12 144 (12.86%) Test Management
13 137 (12.23%) Project Management
14 133 (11.88%) Automated Testing
15 112 (10.00%) UML
16 110 (9.82%) Test Planning
17 107 (9.55%) Regression Testing
18 78 (6.96%) Use Case
19 74 (6.61%) Automation Testing
20 73 (6.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 308 (27.50%) SQL
2 114 (10.18%) C#
3 110 (9.82%) Java
4 39 (3.48%) PL/SQL
5 37 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 23 (2.05%) VB
7 20 (1.79%) VBScript
7 20 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 19 (1.70%) Perl
9 15 (1.34%) Python
10 13 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.07%) C++
12 10 (0.89%) PHP
13 9 (0.80%) Ruby
14 8 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.63%) C
16 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.089%) Delphi
17 1 (0.089%) VB6
Qualifications
1 400 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 269 (24.02%) Degree
3 257 (22.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 103 (9.20%) Security Cleared
5 87 (7.77%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.59%) PhD
7 26 (2.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 23 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 23 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.79%) APMP
10 19 (1.70%) IIBA
11 16 (1.43%) CBAP
12 15 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (0.80%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.71%) PMP
16 7 (0.63%) CISSP
17 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (0.36%) MCSE
19 3 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (21.88%) QA
2 9 (0.80%) GAMP
3 8 (0.71%) GLP
4 5 (0.45%) SLA
5 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.16%) NFS
4 10 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.54%) vSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.18%) UAG
7 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.089%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 225 (20.09%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.98%) Netcool
2 11 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.27%) SCCM
5 2 (0.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.18%) Opsview
5 2 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.089%) OpenView
Vendors
1 199 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 153 (13.66%) HP
3 114 (10.18%) Oracle
4 35 (3.13%) VMware
5 21 (1.88%) Citrix
6 18 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 18 (1.61%) Fujitsu
7 13 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.07%) IBM
9 11 (0.98%) SAP
10 9 (0.80%) Redknee
10 9 (0.80%) QAD
11 8 (0.71%) SunGard
12 7 (0.63%) NetApp
13 6 (0.54%) Veritas
13 6 (0.54%) JBoss
13 6 (0.54%) Qualys
14 5 (0.45%) McAfee
15 4 (0.36%) FatWire
16 3 (0.27%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £42415.00 - £52395.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 37-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago