The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 119 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 507 464 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.23% 2.08% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 6.28% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 417 387 428
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7655 7387 8013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.67% 33.05% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5962 5978 6870
Average salary £43,250 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +35 143 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Surrey +14 121 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Hampshire -17 73 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Buckinghamshire +19 53 £37,500 +17.18% 8
Kent +10 43 £35,000 +7.69%
Oxfordshire -6 36 £42,500 +21.42% 1
East Sussex -31 22 £39,000 +21.87% 4
West Sussex -21 15 £38,000 -2.56% 3
Middlesex +9 7 £40,000 -5.88%
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 389 (37.19%) ISTQB
2 355 (33.94%) Finance
3 342 (32.70%) Software Testing
4 272 (26.00%) Degree
5 262 (25.05%) QA
5 262 (25.05%) SQL
6 234 (22.37%) Test Scripting
7 216 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
8 194 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 182 (17.40%) Business Analysis
10 177 (16.92%) Scrum
11 172 (16.44%) Test Automation
12 171 (16.35%) Selenium
13 170 (16.25%) HP Quality Center
14 152 (14.53%) Microsoft
15 146 (13.96%) .NET
16 145 (13.86%) QuickTest Pro
17 139 (13.29%) Retail
18 133 (12.72%) Manual Testing
19 131 (12.52%) PRINCE2
20 125 (11.95%) HP
20 125 (11.95%) Telecoms
20 125 (11.95%) Project Management
20 125 (11.95%) Automated Testing
21 123 (11.76%) C#
22 122 (11.66%) Waterfall
23 94 (8.99%) Windows
24 93 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
25 90 (8.60%) Security Cleared
26 83 (7.93%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 23 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.10%) IIS
3 11 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.86%) CMS
5 8 (0.76%) Apache
6 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.48%) Drupal
7 4 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.096%) SAS
9 1 (0.096%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.096%) Lync
9 1 (0.096%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 72 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.54%) MS Office
3 34 (3.25%) MS Project
4 22 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.39%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (0.38%) MFGPRO
2 4 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Maximo
5 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.096%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.096%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.096%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.15%) SaaS
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.87%) LTE
1 30 (2.87%) 4G
2 23 (2.20%) Internet
3 18 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.34%) DNS
5 13 (1.24%) Firewall
6 11 (1.05%) SMS
7 9 (0.86%) LDAP
7 9 (0.86%) SS7
7 9 (0.86%) ISUP
7 9 (0.86%) INAP
7 9 (0.86%) HTTP
7 9 (0.86%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.096%) IPv4
9 1 (0.096%) IPv6
9 1 (0.096%) LAN
9 1 (0.096%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.82%) MySQL
3 28 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.19%) Big Data
11 1 (0.096%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.096%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.096%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.096%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 171 (16.35%) Selenium
2 145 (13.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 73 (6.98%) TestDirector
4 58 (5.54%) JIRA
5 51 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 45 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (2.96%) LoadRunner
8 29 (2.77%) NUnit
9 27 (2.58%) SoapUI
10 24 (2.29%) WebDriver
11 21 (2.01%) TestComplete
11 21 (2.01%) JMeter
12 19 (1.82%) Ranorex
13 18 (1.72%) MbUnit
14 17 (1.63%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.24%) Selenium IDE
16 12 (1.15%) Subversion
17 10 (0.96%) SilkTest
18 9 (0.86%) FitNesse
18 9 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 355 (33.94%) Finance
2 139 (13.29%) Retail
3 125 (11.95%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.45%) Banking
5 42 (4.02%) Billing
6 26 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (2.39%) Advertising
8 22 (2.10%) Law
9 17 (1.63%) Marketing
10 16 (1.53%) Back Office
11 15 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.24%) Legal
13 12 (1.15%) Military
14 10 (0.96%) Games
15 8 (0.76%) Front Office
16 3 (0.29%) Publishing
17 1 (0.096%) Electronics
17 1 (0.096%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 592 (56.60%) Analyst
2 341 (32.60%) Test Analyst
3 219 (20.94%) Business Analyst
4 182 (17.40%) Tester
5 118 (11.28%) Senior Analyst
6 112 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 86 (8.22%) Software Tester
8 66 (6.31%) Test Manager
9 64 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
10 52 (4.97%) QA Analyst
11 44 (4.21%) Consultant
12 43 (4.11%) Senior Test Engineer
13 41 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
14 36 (3.44%) Software Engineer
14 36 (3.44%) Test Leader
15 35 (3.35%) QA Engineer
15 35 (3.35%) Junior
16 31 (2.96%) Project Manager
16 31 (2.96%) Software Test Engineer
17 29 (2.77%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (13.96%) .NET
2 79 (7.55%) XML
3 52 (4.97%) SOAP
4 41 (3.92%) Web Services
5 34 (3.25%) HTML
6 19 (1.82%) Middleware
7 14 (1.34%) .NET Framework
7 14 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.24%) CSS
9 9 (0.86%) ODBC
9 9 (0.86%) WCF
9 9 (0.86%) Rendezvous
10 8 (0.76%) XSLT
11 7 (0.67%) XSL
11 7 (0.67%) J2EE
12 6 (0.57%) XSD
12 6 (0.57%) WSDL
13 4 (0.38%) LAMP
13 4 (0.38%) JSON
13 4 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 41 (3.92%) Life Science
3 36 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.68%) Mathematics
5 25 (2.39%) Chemistry
6 18 (1.72%) FMCG
7 17 (1.63%) Open Source
8 16 (1.53%) Biology
9 14 (1.34%) Chip and PIN
10 11 (1.05%) EFT
11 9 (0.86%) IVR
11 9 (0.86%) iSeries
12 7 (0.67%) Statistics
12 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.67%) PMI
13 6 (0.57%) EPoS
13 6 (0.57%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.57%) AS400
13 6 (0.57%) CCTV
13 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.99%) Windows
2 46 (4.40%) UNIX
3 29 (2.77%) Linux
3 29 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (1.63%) Windows XP
5 16 (1.53%) Solaris
6 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.86%) Windows Vista
8 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.57%) Android
9 6 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (32.70%) Software Testing
2 234 (22.37%) Test Scripting
3 216 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 182 (17.40%) Business Analysis
6 177 (16.92%) Scrum
7 172 (16.44%) Test Automation
8 133 (12.72%) Manual Testing
9 131 (12.52%) PRINCE2
10 125 (11.95%) Project Management
10 125 (11.95%) Automated Testing
11 122 (11.66%) Waterfall
12 93 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 83 (7.93%) Test Management
14 71 (6.79%) Performance Testing
15 69 (6.60%) Automation Testing
16 66 (6.31%) System Testing
17 64 (6.12%) UML
18 63 (6.02%) V-Model
19 62 (5.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 262 (25.05%) SQL
2 123 (11.76%) C#
3 82 (7.84%) Java
4 34 (3.25%) JavaScript
5 27 (2.58%) VBScript
6 25 (2.39%) VB
7 19 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 18 (1.72%) Perl
9 15 (1.43%) PHP
9 15 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 15 (1.43%) Python
10 13 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.24%) C++
11 8 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.48%) C
13 4 (0.38%) Ruby
14 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.096%) VB6
14 1 (0.096%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 389 (37.19%) ISTQB
2 272 (26.00%) Degree
3 90 (8.60%) Security Cleared
4 68 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 24 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 23 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 19 (1.82%) PhD
9 17 (1.63%) APMP
10 14 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.24%) CBAP
12 10 (0.96%) IIBA
13 6 (0.57%) PMP
14 3 (0.29%) CITP
14 3 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.19%) MCITP
15 2 (0.19%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (25.05%) QA
2 15 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.096%) GAMP
7 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.86%) NFS
3 8 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) vCloud
5 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.096%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 170 (16.25%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.57%) Netcool
4 2 (0.19%) Opsview
4 2 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.096%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 152 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 125 (11.95%) HP
3 70 (6.69%) Oracle
4 29 (2.77%) VMware
5 14 (1.34%) Citrix
6 13 (1.24%) TIBCO
6 13 (1.24%) Fujitsu
7 9 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.86%) IBM
8 8 (0.76%) SunGard
9 7 (0.67%) JBoss
10 5 (0.48%) Cognos
10 5 (0.48%) Redknee
10 5 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
11 4 (0.38%) FatWire
11 4 (0.38%) QAD
11 4 (0.38%) SAP
12 3 (0.29%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.29%) Capita
13 2 (0.19%) Orchard
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% bonuses + more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum +10% Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 31,000 - 41000
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-32k
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Pension, 25% Bonus, medical
Posted: 3 days ago