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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 154 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 383 528 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 2.31% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 6.80% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 324 430 382
Average salary £41,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.60% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,050 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -
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
6576 7769 7326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.37% 33.92% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5079 6115 5930
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Surrey +22 136 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Hampshire -6 73 £41,500 +7.79% 5
Berkshire -65 68 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 57 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Kent -18 19 £32,750 -3.67% 3
Oxfordshire -16 10 £42,500 +8.28% 2
West Sussex -4 8 £45,000 +18.42% 4
East Sussex +5 7 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +7 2 £50,000 +39.86%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 411 (50.43%) ISTQB
2 400 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (34.60%) Finance
4 193 (23.68%) SQL
5 191 (23.44%) Software Testing
6 180 (22.09%) Scrum
7 175 (21.47%) Business Analysis
8 172 (21.10%) QA
9 163 (20.00%) Degree
10 156 (19.14%) Selenium
11 147 (18.04%) Waterfall
12 146 (17.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 140 (17.18%) Test Scripting
14 138 (16.93%) SDLC
15 137 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 115 (14.11%) Test Automation
17 114 (13.99%) Automated Testing
18 107 (13.13%) PRINCE2
19 105 (12.88%) Microsoft
20 101 (12.39%) HP Quality Center
21 95 (11.66%) HP
21 95 (11.66%) Java
22 94 (11.53%) C#
23 91 (11.17%) Project Management
24 87 (10.67%) Manual Testing
25 83 (10.18%) SQL Server
25 83 (10.18%) HP UFT
26 82 (10.06%) MS Excel
27 81 (9.94%) Test Management
28 76 (9.33%) WebDriver

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (1.47%) Confluence
2 8 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.61%) CMS
5 2 (0.25%) IIS
5 2 (0.25%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.25%) Drupal
5 2 (0.25%) Node.js
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 82 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.84%) MS Project
3 14 (1.72%) MS Office
3 14 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
1 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.37%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.72%) VoIP
2 13 (1.60%) WAN
2 13 (1.60%) LAN
3 10 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.23%) CTI
4 7 (0.86%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.74%) Internet
6 5 (0.61%) SAN
7 4 (0.49%) Firewall
7 4 (0.49%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.37%) Wireless
8 3 (0.37%) LDAP
9 2 (0.25%) HTTP
9 2 (0.25%) DNS
10 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.12%) LTE
10 1 (0.12%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.12%) VoLTE
10 1 (0.12%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.60%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.86%) Big Data
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
6 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.12%) QlikView
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 156 (19.14%) Selenium
2 83 (10.18%) HP UFT
3 76 (9.33%) WebDriver
4 55 (6.75%) JIRA
5 53 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 29 (3.56%) LoadRunner
8 23 (2.82%) Eclipse
9 22 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 20 (2.45%) TestNG
11 17 (2.09%) IntelliJ
12 16 (1.96%) TestDirector
12 16 (1.96%) SpecFlow
13 14 (1.72%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.72%) JMeter
14 13 (1.60%) InstallShield
15 11 (1.35%) Subversion
16 9 (1.10%) NUnit
16 9 (1.10%) JUnit
16 9 (1.10%) Firebug
General
1 282 (34.60%) Finance
2 68 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 59 (7.24%) Banking
4 55 (6.75%) Retail
5 26 (3.19%) Advertising
6 25 (3.07%) Automotive
7 17 (2.09%) Aerospace
8 15 (1.84%) Law
9 14 (1.72%) Marketing
10 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.98%) Billing
11 8 (0.98%) Electronics
12 7 (0.86%) Legal
13 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.49%) Front Office
14 4 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 520 (63.80%) Analyst
2 295 (36.20%) Test Analyst
3 194 (23.80%) Business Analyst
4 110 (13.50%) Tester
5 68 (8.34%) Test Leader
6 65 (7.98%) Test Manager
7 63 (7.73%) QA Analyst
8 59 (7.24%) Lead Test Analyst
8 59 (7.24%) Senior Analyst
9 45 (5.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 40 (4.91%) Software Tester
11 39 (4.79%) Agile Test Analyst
12 31 (3.80%) QA Engineer
12 31 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
13 30 (3.68%) Test Engineer
14 25 (3.07%) Test Team Leader
14 25 (3.07%) Team Leader
15 24 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
15 24 (2.94%) Consultant
16 23 (2.82%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.47%) XML
2 58 (7.12%) HTML
3 51 (6.26%) .NET
4 34 (4.17%) Web Services
5 32 (3.93%) CSS
6 13 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.35%) CGI
8 9 (1.10%) XML Schema
8 9 (1.10%) Gherkin
9 8 (0.98%) Ajax
9 8 (0.98%) SOAP
10 7 (0.86%) Middleware
10 7 (0.86%) WPF
11 4 (0.49%) REST
12 3 (0.37%) XML Messaging
12 3 (0.37%) JSP
13 2 (0.25%) LAMP
13 2 (0.25%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.25%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.64%) Computer Science
2 32 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.68%) iSeries
3 30 (3.68%) AS400
4 27 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 23 (2.82%) FMCG
6 15 (1.84%) Replication
6 15 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.47%) Life Science
8 11 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (0.98%) Statistics
12 5 (0.61%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.61%) User Experience
13 4 (0.49%) New Media
13 4 (0.49%) Social Media
14 3 (0.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.96%) Windows
2 52 (6.38%) UNIX
3 51 (6.26%) Linux
4 16 (1.96%) Solaris
5 11 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.86%) Android
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.61%) AIX
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (49.08%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (23.44%) Software Testing
3 180 (22.09%) Scrum
4 175 (21.47%) Business Analysis
5 147 (18.04%) Waterfall
6 140 (17.18%) Test Scripting
7 138 (16.93%) SDLC
8 137 (16.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 115 (14.11%) Test Automation
10 114 (13.99%) Automated Testing
11 107 (13.13%) PRINCE2
12 91 (11.17%) Project Management
13 87 (10.67%) Manual Testing
14 81 (9.94%) Test Management
15 76 (9.33%) User Stories
16 71 (8.71%) Regression Testing
17 70 (8.59%) Automation Testing
18 69 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 68 (8.34%) Use Case
20 67 (8.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 193 (23.68%) SQL
2 95 (11.66%) Java
3 94 (11.53%) C#
4 35 (4.29%) C
5 33 (4.05%) C++
6 29 (3.56%) Python
7 24 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 24 (2.94%) Perl
8 21 (2.58%) PL/SQL
9 16 (1.96%) Ruby
10 15 (1.84%) VB
11 12 (1.47%) VBScript
12 8 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.86%) PHP
14 6 (0.74%) XPath
15 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 411 (50.43%) ISTQB
2 163 (20.00%) Degree
3 146 (17.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 44 (5.40%) Security Cleared
5 30 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.33%) MCP
7 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.84%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (1.47%) IIBA
10 8 (0.98%) APMP
11 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.61%) HND
12 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.37%) CCNA
14 2 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (21.10%) QA
2 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) DICOM
System Software
1 35 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.45%) vSphere
3 16 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.23%) XenApp
4 10 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 101 (12.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 95 (11.66%) HP
3 47 (5.77%) Oracle
4 36 (4.42%) VMware
5 25 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 17 (2.09%) Citrix
7 14 (1.72%) Cisco
7 14 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.60%) IBM
9 10 (1.23%) NetApp
9 10 (1.23%) 3PAR
10 9 (1.10%) Thunderhead
10 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.10%) CODA
11 7 (0.86%) SAP
12 6 (0.74%) CA
12 6 (0.74%) Capita
13 5 (0.61%) Cognos
14 4 (0.49%) Symantec
15 2 (0.25%) Remedy
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Propects
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
NES IT
Salary: pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus Pension and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Package (Car Scheme, Pension, B
Posted: 6 days ago