The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.74% 0.72% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 3.17% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 12
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £39,700 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £44,250 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 126 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.26% 22.78% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 81 119 165
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,727
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Suffolk region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 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
Ipswich +3 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds 0 1 £37,500 -14.28%
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) DMAIC
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Replication

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WSH
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) DMAIC
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft